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Clique para acessar California pushes composting to lower food waste emissions - 09/12/2021

Banana peels, chicken bones and leftover veggies won‘t have a place in California trashcans under the nation‘s largest mandatory residential food waste recycling program that‘s set to take effect in January.

Clique para acessar EU plans digital product passport to boost circular economy - 09/12/2021

The European Commission plans to introduce a digital product passport early next year that would contain information about the composition of goods on the European market to help boost their chances of being reused and recycled.

Clique para acessar The Circular Economy Has a Critical Role in Driving Climate Action - 09/12/2021

At the recent COP26 climate talks, countries and companies largely focused on tackling climate change by decarbonizing the energy sector. Such tactics include commitments to curb the finance of fossil fuel projects, address the challenge of methane emissions, and reduce the carbon intensity of industries like aluminum and steel.

Clique para acessar Mecanismo de Crditos Circulares - 09/12/2021

The Circular Credits Mechanism (CCM) is an innovative market-based mechanism to increase waste recovery and recycling rates, improve livelihoods and strengthen the circular economy.

Clique para acessar Six imaginative ways to use grow bags in small spaces - 06/09/2021

If you tend to grow your tomatoes and other veg in unsightly plastic grow bags, it might be time to think again.

Clique para acessar Gonna change the world: Inside the first large-scale human composting facility - 06/09/2021

When I saw this I thought this is the thing thats gonna change the world, Return Home CEO Micah Truman told KOIN 6 News in early March, standing outside a nondescript warehouse tucked away in the Seattle suburb of Auburn.

Clique para acessar Pictured: Worlds biggest facility that turns corpses into compost, then gives soil to families - 06/09/2021

A groundbreaking new facility that will be the largest in the world to turn human remains into compost is preparing to open in the coming weeks. Return Home plans to open in Seattle in April and will hand grieving families an urn of soil belonging to their late loved one. It can process 10 bodies a month.

Clique para acessar Breaking it down: Composting now available to households, restaurants, recycling more of waste stream - 07/06/2021

Composting is now available to households and restaurants, recycling more of waste stream.

Clique para acessar Activists Call for Reducing Non-recyclable Cosmetic Containers - 06/06/2021

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) Fewer than two out of 10 cosmetic containers distributed in South Korea are recyclable, an environmental group said Saturday, urging cosmetics companies to raise the recycling rate of their cosmetic packaging.

Clique para acessar Plastic reuse and recycling plant for Mumbai city - 06/06/2021

Mumbai: A plant to collect, segregate, recycle and re-use 25 tons of plastic waste every month from Mumbai region.

Clique para acessar Because there is no planet B: How Indias startups are fighting the waste management crisis - 06/06/2021

Indias waste management crisis is the elephant in the room. While there has been a lot of focus on waste segregation and cleanliness, the core problems of Indias waste management continue to remain sidelined. Urban local bodies across the country dispose off huge amounts of unprocessed waste in landfills.

Clique para acessar Definitions for recycled plastics must be legally binding and decided democratically, not set by companies ECOS letter to European Commission - 06/06/2021

In May 2021, ECOS, Zero Waste Europe and the Rethink Plastic alliance sent a letter calling on the European Commission to put on hold the development of overarching standards on plastics recyclability until related EU laws are adopted.

Clique para acessar World Environment Day: How to put waste to good use by recycling - 06/06/2021

World Environment Day: Recycling is an important part of a healthy environment. Heres how you can put waste to good use by recycling.

Clique para acessar CONSUMER CREW LED lights to compost six cheap and quick ways to improve your home and go green - 06/06/2021

MAKING eco-friendly changes around your home and garden does not have to cost the earth.

Clique para acessar Indonesian women take on plastic waste brick by brick - 06/06/2021

Alarmed by the mountains of plastic waste leaching into Indonesia‘s waters, two best friends are taking on the environmental menace by turning crisp bags and shampoo packets into paving bricks.

Clique para acessar Chinas Recent Ban on Solid Waste Imports to Shift Global Recovered Paper Market - 06/06/2021

IndexBox has just published a new report: World Recovered Paper Market Analysis, Forecast, Size, Trends and Insights. Here is a summary of the reports key findings.

Clique para acessar World Environment Day: 15 essential environmentally friendly products everyone needs in their lives - 06/06/2021

From reusable shopping bags to cloth nappies and compostable coffee pods, make these easy switches for a more sustainable lifestyle

Clique para acessar Vadodara: Youths cut carbon footprint by composting footprint by composting food waste - 06/06/2021

Clique para acessar Some Nepalis are adopting the zero waste idea. Environmentalists are happy and hopeful - 06/06/2021

It has been seven years since the family of Shashi Tulachan, a 65-year-old woman residing in Pokhara, has last produced more than one bucket of waste in one year.

Clique para acessar USF biodigesters turn food waste to energy - 03/06/2021

Students of the USF St. Petersburg installed an innovative system that will naturally break down non-edible food on campus the first of its kind at a Florida university.

Clique para acessar Enexor to Convert U.S. Navy Organic Waste Into Energy - 03/06/2021

The Army Corps of Engineers recently awarded Tennessee-based startup Enexor BioEnergy a contract on behalf of the Navy to convert the services waste into renewable energy.

Clique para acessar Kinava launches the green-waste-to-biofuel business with Hybrid Hydrothermal Carbonization technology - 03/06/2021

Converting organic waste to solid biofuel usually requires a large investment and operation cost. Kinava says its new technology of Hybrid Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) costs only 1/3 of utilities and energy compared to conventional drying technology.

Clique para acessar The end of waste as we know it? 4 ways to turn waste into treasure - 03/06/2021

While recycling currently contributes only a fraction of waste repurposing, global innovators and industry leaders are finding new ways to turn it into sustainable materialsfuels.

Clique para acessar Windforce to develop Karadiyana Waste to Energy Power Plant - 03/06/2021

Sri Lankas largest publicly listed power company Windforce aims to fast-track the development of the Karadiyana Waste to Energy Power Plant. The company signed a Share Sale and Purchase agreement with Fairway Holdings for a controlling stake in Fairway Waste Management.

Clique para acessar Schaefflers UK plant reaches 97 reduction in waste to landfill - 03/06/2021

Schaeffler UK‘s plant in Sheffield has the aim to recycle as much waste as possible. By the end of 2020 the Sheffield site had achieved 97 reduction of waste to landfill.

Clique para acessar The Scientific Truth about Waste-to-Energy - 03/06/2021

A new report from The City College of New York states that waste to energy plays a key role in the reduction of greenhouse gases and complements recycling efforts.

Clique para acessar Businesses for Reuse - 02/05/2021

Are you a business that believes in reuse? Join other businesses like you to demand systems change and see reuse become a reality in Europe.

Clique para acessar Industry very concerned about impact of tax increase for AD plants - 02/05/2021

The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) has warned that increased tax rates will affect the UKs ability to meet net-zero targets, as they will impact anaerobic digestion (AD) operators.

Clique para acessar DRS and EPR most effective policy measures to tackle plastic waste in the Mediterranean - 02/05/2021

A deposit return scheme (DRS) and extended producer responsibility (EPR) have been found to be the most effective policy measures to tackle single-use plastic waste in the Mediterranean region.

Clique para acessar Each coffee brewing method has pros and cons. We tried 5 to help you find your perfect cup. - 15/03/2021

Mia Farrow just wanted a good cup of coffee.

Clique para acessar Composting: Planning toward the future - 17/12/2020

Composting: Planning toward the future

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Cracking the Conundrum of What to Do With Old Landfill Sites? - 17/12/2020

Across the EU the legacy of that is an estimated 150,000 to 500,000 historic landfill sites many not built to todays sanitary standards. On 31 August this year a four-year EU funded project investigating the potential to recover materials, energy and land from these sites concluded.

Clique para acessar Technology for alternative fuel firing - 17/12/2020

Use of low-grade alternative fuels such as waste coal, tyres, sewage sludge, and biomass fuels (such as wood products, agricultural waste, etc.) in pre-calciners is a feasible option since combustion in pre-calciner takes place at a lower temperature.

Clique para acessar SURVEY: Brits Want to Recycle on the Go, But Lack Infrastructure - 17/12/2020

A UK research survey conducted by the LUCID polling agency in association with Every Can Counts has found that more than 94 of Brits would like to see more on-the-go recycling points installed in public places.

Clique para acessar VIDEO: Ellen MacArthur Foundation, Ikea & Girls Garage on Design for a Circular Economy - 17/12/2020

A new video from the Ellen MacArthur Foundation explores how design has the power to trigger systemic change, through individual, business and community levels to achieve a circular economy.

Clique para acessar Technology for alternative fuel firing - 14/12/2020

Use of low-grade alternative fuels such as waste coal, tyres, sewage sludge, and biomass fuels (such as wood products, agricultural waste, etc.) in pre-calciners is a feasible option since combustion in pre-calciner takes place at a lower temperature.

Clique para acessar The Companies With the Largest Plastic Footprint - 12/12/2020

Break Free From Plastic, a non-profit organization fighting plastic pollution, published the results of its annual brand audit last week.

Clique para acessar Climate explained: seven reasons to be wary of waste-to-energy proposals - 11/12/2020

I was in Switzerland recently and discovered that they havent had any landfill since the early 2000s, because all of their waste is either recycledincinerated to produce electricity. How green is it to incinerate waste in order to produce electricity? Is it something New Zealand should consider, so that 1) we have no more landfill, and 2) we can replace our fossil-fuel power stations with power stations that incinerate waste?

Clique para acessar Helsinki launches competition for creative recycling solutions - 07/12/2020

The goal of the initiative is to involve citizens in the problem-solving process while simultaneously working towards improving the city

Clique para acessar What Is Commingled Recycling? How Single-Stream Recycling Works - 07/12/2020

When we were little, we were told that one of the core rules of proper recycling was that each different item glass, plastic, paper, and aluminum should be placed in its own separate bin. Many sanitation and recycling programs run by municipalities follow this model, having pickup days for eacha few different materials each week. This is not always the case, however. What is commingled recycling and how does it make it even easier for people to recycle?

Clique para acessar Exploring the Unusual History of the Recycling Symbol - 07/12/2020

These days, recycling is almost second-nature to many people. When we take out the trash, we put the plastic, glass, metal, and paper in its respective bin, and bring it to the curb. When were out and about, we know which bin to throw the recyclable products into, and which is just for trash. How do we know all that? Because of the recycling symbol, of course. But the history of the recycling symbol and the person who invented it, are not widely understood by many of the people who take that now-iconic symbol for granted.

Clique para acessar Gaps remain in EU recycling regime says BIMCO - 07/12/2020

An updated report on the European list of ship recycling facilities, commissioned by BIMCO, shows progress in increasing the number of active yards on the list, but the rules still do not reflect commercial realities and lag behind on capacity to scrap large commercial ships.

Clique para acessar Public call for the purchase of 500 plastic credits from waste picker organisations in Rio de Janeiro State - 05/12/2020

BVRio is issuing a call for the purchase of Circular Credits of plastic waste (preferably PET and LDPE) from waste picker cooperatives and associations in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil. Credits will be generated in the Circular Action Hub from BVRio, based on invoices supporting the sale of these materials to the recycling chain. Please note that the invoices should not have been used in any other credit system,similar sale of invoices this will be declared by contract signature.

Clique para acessar The Case for Action on Short-Lived Climate Pollutants - 05/12/2020

A coordinating lead author on two IPCC reports and the chair of the Climate and Clean Air Coalitions Scientific Advisory Panel explains why short-lived climate pollutants will save lives, money, and spur a recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar Nine Trade Bodies Sign Statement on Role of Waste to Energy in EU Taxonomy - 04/12/2020

Nine trade associations across various sectors published a joint-statement to positively consider Waste to Energy in the EU Taxonomy.

Clique para acessar Composting: Biology, Principles And Limiting Factors - 03/12/2020

BioCycle looks back to the writings of Dr. Clarence Golueke to review the science and fundamentals of composting.

Clique para acessar Organics Diversion Opportunity: Are We Wasting It? - 08/11/2020

Finding common ground on the benefits and drawbacks of banninglimiting organics disposal in favor of diversion through compostingdigestion

Clique para acessar Ghana begins constructing Tamale waste treatment plant - 08/11/2020

Tamale waste treatment plant The government of Ghana represented by the Northern Regional Minister, Mr. Salifu Saeed has cut the sod for the commencement of construction work for solid and liquid waste treatment plants for the people of Gbalahi in Tamale Metropolitan Area.

Clique para acessar Test your recycling skills and see how green you and your family are with our quiz - 08/11/2020

Forget charity the big move to go green starts at home. Take our quiz to see how green you and your family are.

Clique para acessar WASTE ATLAS - 2014 report - the 50 biggest active dumpsites of the wor - 08/11/2020

This is the second Waste Atlas Report. After one year, 800 users of the Waste Atlas mobile app, more than 1,000 contributors, 5,500 downloads and 10,000 unique users of Waste Atlas, we are happy to a second emblematic report dedicated to the 50 biggest active dumpsites of the world

Clique para acessar Tremendous upheaval: Recycling costs skyrocket as global demand tumbles - 08/11/2020

Municipalities are discovering a recycling market in crisis as they solicit contract bids from haulers for the first time in years.

Clique para acessar Welwyn Hatfield food waste to be recycled into renewable energy! - 08/11/2020

Welwyn Hatfields waste partner, Urbaser Ltd will commence food waste collections from households across the borough on 2 November. The waste will be recycled and used to generate power and fertiliser for local farmland...

Clique para acessar Rethink recycling and join Canadas circular economy - 08/11/2020

Plastic has its place, and that place is not in the environment. We want to keep this valuable material where it should be in the circular economy, where it can be reused, recycledcomposted.

Clique para acessar Copenhill, BIGs skiable waste-to-energy power plant, gets sweeping new photos from Hufton + Crow - 02/11/2020

British architectural photography studio Hufton + Crow has released new images of the Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)-designed Amager Bakke, a combined heat-and-power waste-to-energy power plant on the industrial outskirts of Copenhagen that famously doubles as a vertiginous outdoor urban recreational huba hub thats no doubt getting plenty of good use lately as life shifts outdoors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Clique para acessar Waste not, want not: the future of Energy from Waste - 02/11/2020

A common complaint of the grumpy middle-aged European academic is the creeping Americanisation of language. An example often cited is garbage, although the pedants amongst us know that garbage was originally an English word that went to America with the pilgrims on the Mayflower and has only recently come back to its mother country via the medium of television. I was musing on this whilst watching an American program on the Discovery channel about Roman garbage dumps and hence the inevitable segue into a blog about rubbish.

Clique para acessar Halloween campaign to save 12.8 million pumpkins from waste - 31/10/2020

Hubbub has launched its annual Halloween campaign, Eat Your Pumpkin, to educate the public on reducing seasonal food waste.

Clique para acessar Illegally shipped waste returned from Sri Lanka to UK - 31/10/2020

The Environment Agency has announced that a consignment of 21 waste containers, which was illegally shipped to Sri Lanka in 2017, has been successfully repatriated to its point of origin in the UK.e all the water sources.

Clique para acessar Ecomondo - The Green Technology Expo - 24th Edition - 30/10/2020

Ecomondo, the leading event in Europe for the new models of circular economy

Clique para acessar CarbonLITE Opens Worlds Largest Bottle-to-Bottle Recycling Plant in Pennsylvania - 26/10/2020

In Reading, Pennsylvania, PET bottle recycler, CarbonLITE Holdings LLC, has begun production at its new plant, claimed to be the largest standalone bottle-to-bottle recycling facility in the world.

Clique para acessar Terex Ecotec Launches New Mobile Magnetic Separator for Biomass & Waste Applications - 26/10/2020

Northern Ireland based equipment manufacturer, Terex Ecotec, has introduced the TMS 320 Metal Separator for mobile separation, offering an efficient drum magnet and eddy current rotor aimed at the recovering metals from compost, biomass, IBA and waste.

Clique para acessar Reverse Logistics by waste collector Cooperatives - 26/10/2020

Early in 2013, in collaboration with the National Association of Catadores (waste pickers), BVRio developed a system of Reverse Logistics Credits to assist companies to meet their obligations under the law while rewarding Catadores for the services of reverse logistics and recycling that they provide to companies, the government and society as a whole.

Clique para acessar UK waste exports to Malaysia increased by 81 in the first half of the year - 13/10/2020

Waste exports to Malaysia increased by 81 in the first seven months of 2020, compared to the previous year, with 33,098 tonnes sent to the country, according to analysis.

Clique para acessar Two Japanese towns show interest in hosting waste facility - 13/10/2020

The town of Suttsu in Japans Hokkaido prefecture have applied for the first-stage survey for the government‘s selection of a final disposal site for nuclear waste.

Clique para acessar Trace gas emissions from municipal solid waste landfills: A review - 13/10/2020

The adverse effects of trace gas emission are not fully understood, and more emission data are required in future studies to assess quantitatively their environmental impacts as well as health risks.

Clique para acessar Companies are placing big bets on plastics recycling. Are the odds in their favor? - 13/10/2020

Chemical recycling is attracting billions in capital spending, but environmentalists dont think it will solve the plastic waste problem

Clique para acessar Sustainable finance should include waste-to-energy - 13/10/2020

This week, the newly established Platform on Sustainable Finance will start its work and advise the European Commission with the development of technical screening criteria for sustainable economic activities.

Clique para acessar Waste sector hits back at Scottish EfW report - 13/10/2020

The waste management sector has hit back at a Scottish report which warned about potential emissions and carbon issues around energy from waste plants, calling it unfair.

Clique para acessar Ghana: President Cuts Sod for U/E Solid Waste Plant - 11/10/2020

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has, once again, reaffirmed his administration‘s support for any private company which is ready to help in advancing the progress of the country.

Clique para acessar 50 villages in Fiji to receive eco-based dumpsites that will convert waste into useful composted manure - 11/10/2020

Fifty villages in Fiji will be gifted with rare eco-based dumpsites that will convert community waste into useful composted manure.

Clique para acessar Talking about backyard composting - 11/10/2020

Starting a compost pile is a great way to recycle yard waste and the end result is one of the best soil amendments that can be used for improving soil.

Clique para acessar Top 10 Sessions from WasteExpo Together Online - 11/10/2020

With more than 30 years of experience in the solid waste industry, Founder and Executive Chairman of Waste Connections Ronald J. Mittelstaedt will sit down with NWRA President Darrell Smith to share his take on leadership, the future of M&A, company culture, and predictions for the industry over the coming years.

Clique para acessar OPINION: Recycling Corner: Curbside composting and carbon footprints - 11/10/2020

Mr. Fussy is not a procrastinator. Oh, no. Put off a task until later? Not our man. For example, when Household Hazardous Products Drop-Off re-opened in July you can bet he was first in line. With his cans of no longer needed oil paints, bug sprays, cleaning chemicals, anti-freeze, fire extinguishers and propane tanks all lined up in the trunk of his car for easy removal. What a guy.

Clique para acessar Master Gardener Shares Her Love For Making Compost - 11/10/2020

Take those grass clippings that fill up your garbage can the leaves that fall and have to be raked and burned making smoke and gritty work the vegetables in your refrigerator-that you didnt get to soon enough combine all those and turn them into lovely, dark, rich compost you can use to improve your flower beds and your vegetable gardens for free.

Clique para acessar Tackling Kashmirs Ever Growing Waste Problem - 11/10/2020

Synchronous with over whelming development in science and technology, waste generation has shown a significant increase around the world, and disposal turned into a herculean task. India alone generates about 100,000 metric tonnes (mt) of solid waste per day.

Clique para acessar This Sporty Car Is Made Almost Entirely From Recycled Waste - 11/10/2020

The car, nicknamed Luca, features an electric powertrain, with two electric motors allowing it to reach a top speed of 90 kmh (56 mph).

Clique para acessar The tech industry and recycling: The need-to-knows - 11/10/2020

The tech industry holds the trump card when it comes to innovation surrounding recycling considering they are, in fact, the innovators.

Clique para acessar H&M Installs In-Store Recycling Machine That Turns Old Clothes Into New In Five Hours - 11/10/2020

In its effort to tackle the rising challenges related to global clothing waste, the company will start giving its consumers, at its Stockholm store, the option to turn in used garments that it will then transform into one of three different clothing items.

Clique para acessar H&M brings ‘garment-to-garment‘ recycling machines in-store - 11/10/2020

H&M has installed a machine which disassembles old clothing and re-assembles the material into new textiles in one of its stores, in what it claims is a first for the fashion industry.

Clique para acessar The Ultimate Guide to Make Your Own Compost - 09/10/2020

You work hard in your garden. But sometimes its just not enough. No amount of water, sun,fertilizer seems to be helping your garden. It just keeps on getting worse.

Clique para acessar Canada one-step closer to zero plastic waste by 2030 - 09/10/2020

Comprehensive plan includes banning harmful single-use plastic items like bags and straws

Clique para acessar Energy from waste could become worse than landfill - 07/10/2020

Small changes in municipal waste composition could push energy from waste above landfill in generating climate change emissions, a Scottish Government funded report has found.

Clique para acessar Plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds now illegal in England - 02/10/2020

From today (1 October) it is illegal for businesses to supply plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds to customers.

Clique para acessar PreZero to acquire Suez‘s recycling operations in parts of Europe - 17/09/2020

Veolia also has expressed an interest in acquiring the company, though the Suez board says it sees that bid as hostile.

Clique para acessar Report: China clamps down on recycled pellet imports - 17/09/2020

Recycled plastic pellets are facing greater scrutiny upon import into China, international recycling stakeholders recently reported.

Clique para acessar Carpet recovery developments in California - 17/09/2020

Californias carpet recycling program achieved a substantial increase in the recycling rate last year, but the number still fell short of a target in state law.

Clique para acessar Your recycling actually gets recycled, right? Not always, says this report - 17/09/2020

Thousands of tonnes of this could be ending up in the world‘s waterways and oceans.

Clique para acessar Manitoba government to provide 10 million toward recycling and waste diversion programs - 17/09/2020

The Manitoba government will provide 10 million toward recycling and waste diversion during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Conservation and Climate Minister Sarah Guillemard.

Clique para acessar First funeral held using fast-composting living coffin made of mushroom fibre - 17/09/2020

A person has been buried for the first time in a "living coffin" made out of fast-composting materials in the Netherlands.

Clique para acessar Master Gardener: Composting is the remedy for improving soil - 17/09/2020

Composting is basically Mother Natures way of recycling nutrients. They are returned to the soil in order to be used again. Compost is decayed organic matter that is dark in color, crumbly in texture, with a distinctive earthy smell.

Clique para acessar Dutch inventor‘s mushroom coffins turn bodies into compost - 17/09/2020

In the Netherlands you can keep helping the planet after you dieby opting for a living coffin made of mushrooms which speeds up the decomposition of your body.

Clique para acessar Research funding aims to address 500,000 tonnes of electrical waste lost each year - 17/09/2020

Material Focus is launching new funding for research that aims to identify solutions to address some of the significant losses of electrical waste currently occurring in the waste management system.

Clique para acessar Waste not, want not: designer comes up with bio-plates made from agri-waste - 17/09/2020

A Polish bio-designer has created a biodegradable material from pulped sugar beet leaves that can be used for tableware, packaging, and other products.

Clique para acessar OECD: Progress in updating rules on international shipping of plastic waste - 17/09/2020

OECD countries have agreed to update rules on the export of hazardous plastic waste for recycling in line with international changes so that advance consent from destination countries will be required ahead of shipping.

Clique para acessar Pringles Make Their Iconic Tube More Recycling Friendly - 17/09/2020

Pringles are redesigning their iconic tube design with people calling it impossible to recycle.

Clique para acessar Listen: Big Plastic Has Been Lying About Recycling For Decades - 17/09/2020

"As far back as the 1970s, the plastics industry knew that recycling couldnt be scaled up enough to make a difference."

Clique para acessar Environment minister demonstrates future of bottle recycling - 17/09/2020

Telling Knesset committee she wants a solution that satisfies all, Gila Gamliel shows clip of machine that compresses bottles and cans, and issues refund voucher

Clique para acessar Soiled nappies and food scraps - rubbish people try to recycle and it‘s costing Walsall Council thousands - 17/09/2020

"With the best will in the world, we cant recycle used nappiesthe remains of last nights takeaway curry"

Clique para acessar What you need to know about soil - 14/09/2020

When it comes to lawn and garden success, soil is an especially important component.

Clique para acessar Waste: the next solvable problem - 09/09/2020

A conversation with Abu Hasnat Maqsood Sinha, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Waste Concern

Clique para acessar Composting gains popularity amid COVID-19 - 09/09/2020

Taking up a new hobby upon moving to a new house during the COVID-19 pandemic, Corry Elyda, a 34-year-old professional living in South Tangerang, Banten, decided to become an urban farmer in April 2020. Realizing just how environmentally-unfriendly chemical fertilizers are, in June this year, she decided to take a composting workshop to learn how to make her own organic fertilizer.

Clique para acessar Asias appetite for plastic scrap remains restricted - 07/09/2020

Regulations and tariffs continue to hamper demand for plastic scrap and pellets on the continent.

Clique para acessar UK‘s biggest tomato weighs 3kg - 30/08/2020

A green-fingered dad has broken the record for growing the UK‘s biggest tomato - with the help of a pair of sheer tights, writes Sarah Lumley.

Clique para acessar Australia to Phase Out Waste Exports, Boost Recycling - 30/08/2020

The legislation aims to end the export of 645,000 metric tons of unprocessed trash.

Clique para acessar Criminal recycling scams profit from plastic waste surge - 30/08/2020

Criminal networks are profiting from an "overwhelming" surge in plastic waste being shipped from rich countries to Asia and stoking pollution by burning and dumping waste that was supposed to be recycled, a report by Interpol said Thursday.

Clique para acessar A greener way to die? - 30/08/2020

Cremationburial? In France, there are only two legal ways to be put to rest, both with a hefty environmental footprint. What if there was a greener way to leave this planet?

Clique para acessar RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum presented by ISWA and Waste Management World - 29/08/2020

The virtual expo and forum is open for all those interested,working, in waste management. It is organised over the course of two days to ensure registrants from all over the world will have the opportunity to attend the live events, but have also enabled sessions to be recorded and available for replay.

Clique para acessar How to make rich compost from leaves - 29/08/2020

Leaves can be a great source of plant nutrients. This is because 80 per cent of trees minerals and trees end up in its leaves. By making compost out of leaves, it is a perfect opportunity to recycle these nutrients into the soil and making them available for your crops.

Clique para acessar Elephant Dung Helps This Kerala Farmer Grow 500 Kg of Organic Veggies Every Week - 20/08/2020

In order to use the elephant dung, Krishna decided to add it to his compost pit along with the other biodegradable waste from his farm.

Clique para acessar New sustainable initiatives launched in Vega Baja as the environment benefits from composting centres - 20/08/2020

Great news for the environment as more sustainable plans and initiatives have been launched in two municipalities of the Vega Baja, with the introduction of composting centres.

Clique para acessar Chinese restaurant apologizes for weighing customers in campaign against food waste - 18/08/2020

BEIJING A restaurant in China has apologized for its controversial policy of asking diners to weigh themselves before entry in an overzealous response to a new national campaign against food waste.

Clique para acessar China launches ‘Clean Plate‘ campaign against food waste - 14/08/2020

China has stepped up measures to reduce food waste, after President Xi Jinping called the amount wasted "shocking and distressing".

Clique para acessar RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum - 14/08/2020

RETHINKING WASTE (RW) is a virtual expo and forum presented by ISWA and Waste Management World and powered by WEKA Industrie Medien. The virtual expo and forum is open for all those interested,working, in waste management. It is organised over the course of two days to ensure registrants from all over the world will have the opportunity to attend the live events, but have also enabled sessions to be recorded and available for replay.

Clique para acessar Horsham family trials revolutionary compost bin - 14/08/2020

A REVOLUTIONARY compost bin which can process bones and leftover chicken is being trialled.

Clique para acessar 80 recycling rate with ZenRobotics AI robot arms - 14/08/2020

Helvetia Environnement is a Swiss corporation with 13 different locations in Switzerland.

Clique para acessar How to Properly Dispose of PPE - 14/08/2020

No, you can‘t recycle used masks and gloves.

Clique para acessar Waste collection in Braga meets telemetrics - 14/08/2020

The local fleet of sanitary trucks will provide optimized service

Clique para acessar Waste Management during the COVID-19 Pandemic: from response to recovery - 14/08/2020

The impact of COVID-19 is transforming the way we live, from one day to the next. While national and local interventions are largely focused on protecting lives and economies, management of hazardous waste is also essential to minimize long-term risks to human and environmental health.

Clique para acessar MSW Compost Valorization by Pyrolysis: Influence of Composting Process Parameters - 14/08/2020

The valorization of urban solid waste compost (MSW) in two different composting conditions (different aeration and humidity) has been studied (we work with the hypothesis that the composting process can have a significant influence on a subsequent pyrolysis process).

Clique para acessar Is China building more waste incinerators than it needs? - 14/08/2020

Several provinces may be investing too much in incineration, overlooking improvements in waste sorting and recycling

Clique para acessar Municipal solid waste available to the Chinese energy sector Provincial projections to 2050 - 14/08/2020

A forecast of mixed municipal solid waste (MSW) and sorted food waste to 2050. The article combines econometrics and policy scenarios in MSW projections. Results show mixed MSW from 159 to 340 million metric tons (MMT) in China by 2050. Sorted food waste in China is expected up to 74 MMT by 2030 and 109 MMT by 2050. The analysis suggests near-term MSW incineration over capacity in several provinces.

Clique para acessar Upcycling plastic waste toward sustainable energy storage - 14/08/2020

Simple process transforms PET plastic into a nanomaterial for energy storage

Clique para acessar A Beginner‘s Guide To Composting For Green-Thumb Enthusiasts - 14/08/2020

I dont have a green thumb but like all good things in life, this practice can be learned too. Ive grown up with my mother wanting a garden but being unable to sustain one. Why? Because we arent equipped with the right information about the requirements of different plants and how they grow.

Clique para acessar Joined Up Thinking - Waste to Energy in Singapore - 14/08/2020

In all industries there are deals, and there are DEALS. In the waste industry, deals that top US1 billion are big news. Thats the kind of deal that a Keppel-led consortium struck when it received the Letter of Acceptance from Singapores National Environment Agency for the development of a waste to energy facility.

Clique para acessar ESWET: Time to Ensure Sustainable Waste Shipments in Europe - 14/08/2020

ESWET has welcomed the EU Commissions initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.

Clique para acessar New technology in high output compost spreaders - 13/08/2020

The trend toward surface-applied granular fertilizer is prompting manufacturers to develop new spreaders, such as the New Leader compost spreader, which debuted at Ag in Motion Discovery on July 21.

Clique para acessar Vermicompost And Biochar As Bedding Plant Substrates - 13/08/2020

Physiological plant responses and nutrient loss were evaluated when utilizing vermicompost and biochar as partial substitutes for peat. Part II

Clique para acessar Connections: Calculating Potential For Compost Use On Highways - 13/08/2020

If highways used compost the same way a good farmer does, Departments of Transportation would become substantial compost consumers. Part III

Clique para acessar Compost And Humic Substances - 13/08/2020

Compost contains humic substances very stable forms of organic matter. A strong positive correlation exists between compost stability/maturity and CEC, and the amount of humic substances.

Clique para acessar Compostable not Recyclable is the only way out - 12/08/2020

We all compost at the end of life. Let us learn from what is all around us and adapt our choices so that we can continue to survive and thrive


The Village of Antwerps compost site located at the sanitary sewer plant has been finding stumps and larger limbsbigger than 3 inches in diameterdumped at the compost site. The Village can not take anything that can not be chipped. Violators have been dumping large items out of sight of the camerashiding them under existing limbs already at the site.

Clique para acessar Face masks being disposed of indiscriminately - 11/08/2020

IPOH: For a city that is targeting to be the cleanest in Malaysia come 2023, Ipoh is now having to contend with discarded used face masks besides having to pick up other litter.

Clique para acessar Delhi Municipal bodies push for green initiatives in capital - 11/08/2020

In order to make the city cleaner, civic bodies in the national capital are introducing several new solid waste management initiatives.

Clique para acessar ESWET: Time to Ensure Sustainable Waste Shipments in Europe - 03/08/2020

ESWET has welcomed the EU Commissions initiative to carry out a revision of the Waste Shipment Regulation as a right step in the path of the European Green Deal. Proper waste management is a key aspect of the green transition.

Clique para acessar Tidy Planet sends first Rocket Composter into Australia - 29/07/2020

Compact, in-vessel system to divert up to 300 kg of food and green waste daily

Clique para acessar Highway made from plastic waste begins construction in Carlisle - 29/07/2020

Construction of the "UK‘s first" highway made partly from waste plastic is now underway in Carlisle, where asphalt specialist MacRebur is working with Cumbria County Council to cover just over 3,000 square metres of the road network.

Clique para acessar Plastic waste in oceans will triple by 2040, researchers say - 29/07/2020

Researchers estimate 29 million metric tons of plastic pollution will enter the ocean each year by 2040, up from 11 million

Clique para acessar Bio-waste is not waste anymore - 29/07/2020

Turning urban biowaste into a resource is major key to a circular economy.

Clique para acessar Finnish Refuse Tender Won with Biogas Fleet - 26/07/2020

Inclusion of natural gas powered vehicles in its fleet was the decisive factor for Kuopio Municipality in Finland to choose Urbaser as the successful refuse collection tenderer. Urbaser had the advantage of offering its services using six Scanias biogas trucks.

Clique para acessar You Can Recycle Cigarette Butts! - 26/07/2020

Did you know cigarette butts are not fully biodegradable? But theres a solution: TerraCycle, the company that strives to find a way to recycle everything, offers a free Cigarette Waste Recycling Program. Just sign up with TerraCycle, collect the waste, and ship it to them for recycling.

Clique para acessar Ecogensus device converts waste into solid fuel - 26/07/2020

Hartford, Connecticut-based Ecogensus LLC says its EGS-5000L product designed to thermally treat waste and convert it into a fuel has exceeded key performance metrics in energy consumption and processing capacity.

Clique para acessar I Grew an Urban Forest at Home. Now It Gives Me 17 Kg of Veggies in a Day - 26/07/2020

You would not believe how barren and dry my garden once was. And now, I dont recall the last time I needed to buy leafy greens from the market, says the urban gardener.

Clique para acessar Reduce your plastic footprint - 26/07/2020

With COVID-19 also contributing to a rise in single use plastic waste, eco-warriors discuss why smaller changes can muster a larger collective impact in the long term

Clique para acessar Living Green? Heres How to Make Your Own Compost Bin - 22/07/2020

If you have a garden, then you know how handy a compost bin can be. But not every gardener has a compost bin. They either have a little pile at the back of the yardmaybe even send all their compostable materials right out with the weekly trash.

Clique para acessar Worm Castings Soil Fertilizer and Improved Aeration for Growers Store Updated - 22/07/2020

Simple Grow have launched a range of new worm castings, the 100 natural and odorless soil improver. Worm castings provide a rich source of plant nutrients while promoting soil aeration.

Clique para acessar Worlds pile of electronic waste grows - 22/07/2020

The worlds mountains of discarded flat-screen TVs, mobile phones and other electronic goods grew to record highs last year, according to an annual report backed by the United Nations.

Clique para acessar Zero waste shopping: is it more expensive? - 22/07/2020

Zero waste shops have become more popular, but what is the financial cost of environmentally friendly shopping? Lily Canter finds out.


Blockchain technology will support Waste Aids mission to share low-cost waste management expertise to communities that need it most around the world, in the charitys new partnership with Edinburgh-based cryptocurrency exchange platform Zumo.

Clique para acessar This Netflix-Like Subscription Can Make Your Society Zero-Waste for Just Rs 180 - 22/07/2020

Once you subscribe with us, we own your waste. Right from the collection, segregation, recycling, and composting, our staff takes care of everything.

Clique para acessar Oxford coronavirus vaccine triggers immune response, trial shows - 21/07/2020

Early results also indicate vaccine is safe, raising hopes it could help end pandemic

Clique para acessar Webinar on Landfill Remediation: Exploring opportunities for adoption of Fukuoka Method in Indian cities - 21/07/2020

Of the 62 million tonnes of municipal solid waste that is generated in India annually, 31 million tonnes of waste is collected and disposed in its dumpsites, alternately also referred to as landfills, however, these landfills are not made according to stipulated sanitary standards. The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) projected that waste generation would increase further to 165 million tonnes by 2031 and to 436 million tonnes by 2050. At such a pace of generation and with existing waste management systems, India needs 1,240 hectares of land per year and 66,000 hectares by 2031 for disposal.

Clique para acessar Want to compost wet waste at home? Learn from this Mumbai couple - 19/07/2020

The rising levels of pollution we were experiencing in a mega-city like Mumbai always bothered us. Urban pollution, as well as the threat to contamination of natural resources, is a global problem, and in a developing country like ours, the municipal land-fills stand out on this front.

Clique para acessar Straight to the landfills: Bengaluru‘s waste management takes a hit amidst pandemic - 19/07/2020

Dry waste collection, which had injected a degree of smartness in the citys otherwise rudimentary solid waste management, is now in deep trouble. Struggling to recover from lockdown crackdowns, waste recycling units have shut again. Plastic.

Clique para acessar Brazilian waste management firm finds cost-cutting users in pandemic - 19/07/2020

SAO PAULO, July 16 (Reuters) - A month-old Brazilian companys machines that use bacteria to break down organic waste has found users among domestic upscale supermarket Natural da Terra, units of Reckitt Benckiser and Siemens AG , and logistics firm Luft, its chief executive said on Thursday.

Clique para acessar Environmentalism at Home :10 Ways of Reducing Waste in Your Home - 19/07/2020

Do you feel guilty about your carbon footprint?

Clique para acessar An easy novices quick guide to composting - 19/07/2020

Moving on needs emphasis. Mashables Social Good Series is actually devoted to discovering process to a higher really good, highlighting problems that are actually vital to creating the globe a far better spot.

Clique para acessar Recycling rate for paper increased to 72 - 19/07/2020

According to EPRC, the European paper recycling rate has increased from 71,7 in 2018 to 72 in 2019 due to a stable utilisation of Paper for Recycling (PfR) in the European paper industry.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola European Partners Invests in Polyester Waste Recycling - 19/07/2020

Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) began funding Dutch startup CuRe Technology, which is developing a process for transforming difficult-to-recycle plastic polyester waste into high-quality recycled PET.

Clique para acessar LESSONS LEARNED FROM A ZERO-WASTE TRIAL - 19/07/2020

Have You Ever Thought About Living a Zero-Waste Lifestyle?

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 19/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar ESWET Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen - 19/07/2020

As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the ESWET has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste.

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 15/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Social Good Like Follow 6 ways to reduce food waste, even during a pandemic - 13/07/2020

By now, you‘ve probably seen photos of people panic buying groceries and shelves laid bare. In mid-March, you might have even been one of these panic buyers I certainly was. But weeks later, as pounds of beans and rice lay unused on shelves, many of us may be thinking "what am I going to do with all this food?"

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 13/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Maybe it‘s time to think about composting clothing - 13/07/2020

What if the fashion industry functioned like an ecosystem? In the way a plant grows with the help of sunlight, eventually decomposes back into soil and serves as a building block for future life, so too could our shirts, shorts and shoes.

Clique para acessar Delhi: Waste management firms say stretched to the brink - 13/07/2020

The two CBWTFs in Delhi are SMS Water Grace BMW Pvt Ltd in West Delhis Nilothi and Biotic Waste Solutions Pvt Ltd in Jahangirpuri, with an operational capacity of 12 and 34 tonnes per day respectively.

Clique para acessar Vermont becomes first US state to mandate composting of food, bans food scraps from trash - 13/07/2020

Setting a great example in waste conservation, Vermont became the first state in the United States of America to prohibit food scraps in trash.

Clique para acessar Tips for a healthy compost - 12/07/2020

Whether you already compost at homeif you‘re wondering how to get started, here are some composting tips from Peter Dawe from our Community Greening team. Access more free gardening resources via our website

Clique para acessar The benefits of composting - 12/07/2020

Composting is a fantastic way to get rid of your waste without throwing it away to go into a dump.

Clique para acessar What can and cannot be used for composting - 12/07/2020

Avid gardeners know that compost can add vital nutrients to soil used in gardens, container plants and lawns. The fact that compost is so versatile and nutrient-dense may not even be its most admirable quality. Made from items used in and around the house, compost costs just about nothing to produce.

Clique para acessar Basf moves ahead on used mattresses recycling - 12/07/2020

Basf has worked out a chemical recycling process for used mattresses which breaks down flexible polyurethane back to its two building blocks. Laboratory tests have successfully started at the Schwarzheide site in Brandenburg, Germany. Most mattresses are thrown away after an average of ten years, squandering resources and creating high quantities of waste.

Clique para acessar Group study launched into PET thermoform recycling - 12/07/2020

The Foodservice Packaging Institute (FPI) has organised a group of industry partners to examine recycling of PET thermoform packaging.

Clique para acessar The Organics Recycling Messaging Dilemma - 09/07/2020

Initial national survey findings on organics labeling, terminology, and color preferences shed light on how to communicate to the public to achieve a successful organics collection program.

Clique para acessar New York City Council Restores Funding For NYC Compost Project - 09/07/2020

In April, New York City (NYC) Mayor Bill DeBlasio suspended all public funding for composting in NYC as part of cuts to the City budget in response to COVID-19. The NYC Department of Sanitations Curbside Composting program was suspended for at least 14 months, from May 4, 2020, to June 30, 2021.

Clique para acessar Basics Of Biogas Upgrading - 09/07/2020

This primer serves as an introduction for anaerobic digestion projects debating what type of gas upgrading system is right for their needs.

Clique para acessar ESWET Waste to Energy Essential Complement to Recycling as Lockdowns Loosen - 08/07/2020

As public authorities are now planning the post-coronavirus recovery, the ESWET has issued a reminder of the complementary role energy recovery plays to recycling in its comprehensive hygenisation of residual waste.

Clique para acessar Martin JV Concludes Acquisition of Combustion Facilities Following Outotec Oyj & Metso Merger - 08/07/2020

Outotec Oyj has concluded an agreement to sell certain municipal and industrial sludge incineration plant technologies to Kttner Martin Technology GMBH.

Clique para acessar IN DEPTH: Waste to Energy & The European Green Deal - 08/07/2020

In order to deal with our waste here in Europe in an environmentally sound way, appropriate capacity for both recycling and for treating residual waste must be made available. EWEPs Dr Ella Stengler and Agn Razgaityt explore the implications of Green Deal on realising this.

Clique para acessar Compost programs turn garbage into ‘black gold‘ - 03/07/2020

Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed many Americans relationships with food. To relieve some of the stress associated with shopping safely for groceries and ensure food security, many people are once again planting victory gardens.

Clique para acessar All Quebecers will have compost bins by 2025, provincial government says - 03/07/2020

The Legault government says it wants to invest 1.2 billion over the next 10 years

Clique para acessar Florida governor signs curbside recycling contamination bill - 02/07/2020

The law, regarding the management of contaminated recyclables in recycling contracts, goes into effect in October.

Clique para acessar DSNY commissioner discusses how NYCs sanitation department has adapted to COVID-19 - 02/07/2020

New York City Department of Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia talked about the citys response to COVID-19 during a SWANAPalooza keynote session.

Clique para acessar NWRA, EREF survey highlights COVID-19 impact on waste and recycling industry - 02/07/2020

The surveys findings were similar to other industry surveys, with waste haulers being most affected, residential waste seeing the largest increase and staffing accounting for the greatest short-term impact.

Clique para acessar Electric car sales this year resist Covid-19s blow to global car market - 02/07/2020

The number of electric cars on the road is expected to reach almost 10 million this year, as sales grow this year despite the Covid-19 pandemic, according to a new report by International Energy Agency.

Clique para acessar bp Statistical Review of World Energy 2020: a pivotal moment - 02/07/2020

This years edition of the bp Statistical Review of World Energy which collects and analyses energy data for 2019 highlights the global energy trends emerging prior to the current Covid-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar NWRA, EREF Survey Highlights COVID-19s Impact on the Waste and Recycling Industry - 02/07/2020

The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) partnered with the Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) to conduct a survey to learn more about how the waste and recycling industry has been affected by the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and how it has dealt with the new challenges that have risen to the surface throughout the pandemic.

Clique para acessar Editors Blog: A Walk Through the Circular Plastics Park - 02/07/2020

There are a few things mentioned in a recent press release from a group called The Plastic Diversion Initiative (PDI) that have been disturbing bits of information. PDI was launched by a collective of organizations that are committed to diverting recyclable plastic from landfills and the environment.

Clique para acessar Finetuning Food Waste Composting - 02/07/2020

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency in Kingston, New York began with a pilot project in 2012. Today, it Organics Recovery Facility services generators throughout the region.

Clique para acessar China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum - 02/07/2020

China did not release any new import quotas for steelpaper scrap in its latest batch of import quotas.

Clique para acessar Flexible plastic packaging research shows positive signs - 02/07/2020

The Materials Recovery for the Future consortium determined that its pilot research on recycling flexible plastic packaging is viable.

Clique para acessar China uncovers over 500k tonnes of illegal waste in latest crackdown - 30/06/2020

Chinese customs authorities have intercepted over 500,000 tonnes of illegal waste under the Blue Sky 2020 anti-smuggling campaign and plan to continue the crackdown on illicit domestic and foreign waste imports.

Clique para acessar The word sustainability is dead - 30/06/2020

Alex Massie, Principal Consultant at Eunomia Research and Consulting specialising in the climate and ecological emergency, explains why the word sustainability is out of date and increasingly redundant

Clique para acessar Brexit risk to waste and resources increasing, says Greener UK - 30/06/2020

The risk posed to the waste and resources sector by Brexit has increased over the last few months, with the UK falling further behind EU standards and ambition, according to Greener UKs latest Brexit Risk Tracker.

Clique para acessar Reusables are safe to use during pandemic, say experts - 30/06/2020

A group of 119 experts and scientists have signed a statement reassuring the public that reusable containers are safe to use during the Covid-19 pandemic, provided hygiene measures are followed.

Clique para acessar City of London recycling to be part of riverside refurbishment - 30/06/2020

Planning permission is in place for a five-storey living wall made from recycled drinks cans on the banks of Londons River Thames.

Clique para acessar Finetuning Food Waste Composting - 30/06/2020

The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency in Kingston, New York began with a pilot project in 2012. Today, it Organics Recovery Facility services generators throughout the region.

Clique para acessar China releases import quotas for copper, aluminum - 30/06/2020

China did not release any new import quotas for steelpaper scrap in its latest batch of import quotas.

Clique para acessar Flexible plastic packaging research shows positive signs - 30/06/2020

The Materials Recovery for the Future consortium determined that its pilot research on recycling flexible plastic packaging is viable.

Clique para acessar Florida governor signs curbside recycling contamination bill - 30/06/2020

The law, regarding the management of contaminated recyclables in recycling contracts, goes into effect in October.

Clique para acessar Plastics releases results from asphalt research project - 22/06/2020

The results are promising for recycled polyethylene film.

Clique para acessar Legislators introduce plastic waste reduction, recycling act - 22/06/2020

The Plastic Waste Reduction and Recycling Act would direct the establishment of a waste reduction, recycling research program.

Clique para acessar A Gardeners Diary: Offer plants a cup of compost tea - 22/06/2020

The rain barrels are overflowing and all containers available are full. The plants are pleading now for sun and warmer weather. We never had the furnace on in the middle of June but this year it came on a couple times and we keep it at 18 C.

Clique para acessar Indonesian Embassy releases procedures for exporters of scrap to the country - 22/06/2020

Indonesia has introduced new procedures for scrap exporters to register with the Indonesian Embassy and Consulates.

Clique para acessar Waste Management named Recycler of the Year in Washington for its use of social media - 22/06/2020

The award recognizes Waste Managements work to engage communities across Washington in recycling via its network of 11 company-run social media channels.

Clique para acessar Why the pandemic could slash the amount of plastic waste we recycle - 22/06/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the use of plastic medical and protective equipment, such as single-use gloves, masks and aprons. Much of this equipment must be discarded after use to limit the spread of the virus.

Clique para acessar Why COVID-19 shows we need a total rebrand of waste management in Southeast Asia - 22/06/2020

Southeast Asia is on a crash course to reversing any progress made on curtailing plastic waste. Mobilizing and empowering green collar workers is necessary now and to avoid future crises.

Clique para acessar Simply Down-To-Earth: Planting Out The Organic Kitchen Garden - 22/06/2020

Planting a tiny seed and watching it grow into food is one of life‘s small miracles.

Clique para acessar Towards inclusive urban waste systems: integrating informal waste workers for a circular economy - 22/06/2020

Without the informal economy, there would be no waste recycling in most Asian cities. In many Asian countries, waste management systems are under-developed, with the informal economy dominating the processes of waste collection, sorting and recycling.

Clique para acessar Impacts of Plastic and Microplastic waste on the Dry Land Environment - 22/06/2020

The discourse regarding the detrimental impacts to the marine environment caused by plastics and microplastics is attracting considerable global push. This has driven some prominent, legislated loyalty to reduce plastic waste.

Clique para acessar A methodology for zero waste municipalities - 22/06/2020

The COVID-19 crisis has completely transformed modern society. From how and what we consume to the way we interact with one another and within communities. The pandemic has shone a light like never before on what works and what doesnt, within our society.

Clique para acessar Design solutions for the green thumb (or at least the green at heart) - 22/06/2020

Traditional gardens are an art form in Japan. With roots in philosophy and spirituality, they are meticulously cultivated and nurtured into spaces for contemplation and meditation. Not surprisingly, time-honored Japanese tools and accessories are often crafted on a higher level, lauded by horticulturalists for their design, quality and versatility.

Clique para acessar Wall of waste to promote recycling - 22/06/2020

The City of London Corporation has given planning permission for a five-storey wall to be covered in recycled trash.

Clique para acessar How to a waste-free garden - 22/06/2020

Gardens can bring such joy. During a time when many are isolated and suffering economic challenges, finding ways to get outside and garden means we are lifting moods and improving mental health for ourselves and our communities.

Clique para acessar Couple build dream home entirely from waste - but it nearly ended in disaster - 22/06/2020

Laura Davies and Dave Buchanan celebrated both their 50th birthdays by moving into their new Spanish Villa, which is made entirely from rubbish and waste products

Clique para acessar Which Is Better for the Environment BiodegradableRecyclable Plastic? - 21/06/2020

Biodegradable plastics arent really good for the environment because to biodegrade they have to be left out in the open. Recycling, on the other hand, helps capture the value of certain polymers primarily PET and HDPE, some PS and PP but the costs of collection, sorting, and transportation involved with mechanical recycling continue to raise challenges. Two new studies from IDTechEx seek to clarify these issues.

Clique para acessar PET SmartCAN Canister Versus the Composite Can: Plastic Wins - 21/06/2020

Plastic container manufacturer Ring Container Technologies, Oakland, TN, reports its 100 recyclable polyethylene terephthalate (PET) SmartCAN has gained broad acceptance in curbside recycling programs across the country.

Clique para acessar Kazakhstan Plans To Convert Solid Waste To Energy - 20/06/2020

As waste management issues have long become an everyday struggle, Central Asias largest country is planning to launch the Waste-to-energy project to tackle the growing mountain of trash, according to Ramazan Zhampiissov, who chairs Kazakhstan-based International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center (IGTIPC).

Clique para acessar Kazakhstan Plans To Convert Solid Waste To Energy - 17/06/2020

As waste management issues have long become an everyday struggle, Central Asias largest country is planning to launch the Waste-to-energy project to tackle the growing mountain of trash, according to Ramazan Zhampiissov, who chairs Kazakhstan-based International Green Technologies and Investment Projects Center (IGTIPC).

Clique para acessar Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain - 16/06/2020

Researchers find that over 1,000 metric tons of microplastic fall on 11 protected areas in the US annually, equivalent to over 120 million plastic water bottles.

Clique para acessar During the pandemic, residential waste has increased significantly. So why are composting programs on hold? - 16/06/2020

Covid-19 has raised awareness among the public about food waste, while also stalling city and state efforts to build and expand composting programs.

Clique para acessar Dyer: The joy of municipal composting - 15/06/2020

Having your own compost pile is great, if you are already a gardener.

Clique para acessar Portugal puts ban on importing waste - 15/06/2020

The Portuguese government has temporarily banned imports of waste from overseas amid concerns over huge landfill sites.

Clique para acessar Leftover building materials were used to a 2-story, 20-foot long tiny home on wheels for 84,746 see inside ‘Bitser‘ - 15/06/2020

The home was created out of extra material that was unused

Clique para acessar Simply Down To Earth Composting - 15/06/2020

Last week we laid out a small kitchen garden, so with the garden beds shaping up, it is time to talk about what is at the heart of organic garden: Healthy soil, the important food for your lovely vegetables.

Clique para acessar Portugal: ‘Europe‘s dumping ground‘ suspends waste imports over landfill concerns - 15/06/2020

Portugal has stopped taking waste from abroad to protect its domestic landfill capacity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Clique para acessar Compost more, New York City - 15/06/2020

Among the challenges facing New York City after the walloping it has taken from COVID-19 is how to preserve critical programs and services in the face of looming budget cuts.

Clique para acessar Three composting techniques - 15/06/2020

At our house, we make use of three different composting techniques. We have two black bins for kitchen scraps and weeds, wire bins for leaves and a compost pile for weeds and pruning trimmings.

Clique para acessar Plastic Rain Is the New Acid Rain - 14/06/2020

HOOF IT THROUGH the national parks of the western United StatesJoshua Tree, the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyonand breathe deep the pristine air. These are unspoiled lands, collectively a great American conservation story.

Clique para acessar Poverty monitoring in the context of Covid-19 - 12/06/2020

WebinarStreamed live online 15 June 2020 12:00 - 13:15 GMT+1 (BST) Chair Andrew Shepherd @ChronicPoverty Principal Research Fellow, Equity and Social Policy, and Director, Chronic Poverty Advisory Network, ODI Keynote Olivier De Shutter @DeSchutterO UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human right

Clique para acessar Companies awarded for contribution to plastic waste reduction, recycling - 11/06/2020

The Environment and Forestry Ministry has acknowledged the efforts four companies to reduce the amount of plastic they use and produce in an effort to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the country.

Clique para acessar All New 100 Electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from Dennis Eagle - 11/06/2020

Leamington Spa, UK based refuse collection vehicle manufacturer, Dennis Eagle, has launched the eCollect, a 100 electric eRCV claimed to be the worlds first all-electric Refuse Collection Vehicle from an OEM.

Clique para acessar Hitachi Zosen Inovas Technology Supports Moscow Regions Waste Management - 11/06/2020

Technology company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) and Russian consortium partner ZiO-Podolsk are to supply the entire technology for the new Energy from Waste plant in the Moscow region. The installation will process 700,000 metric tons of waste to generate 70 MW of electricity for the grid. This is the second plant already to be built by the consortium in the Russian capital region on behalf of Alternative Generating Company (AGC-1). Further plants are to follow.

Clique para acessar ‘More masks than jellyfish‘: coronavirus waste ends up in ocean - 11/06/2020

A glut of discarded single-use masks and gloves is washing up on shorelines and littering the seabed

Clique para acessar Connections: Know Your EnemySARS-CoV-2 Risk Of Exposure Via Organics Recycling Pathways - 11/06/2020

Exposure to infected individuals in areas of low airflow (indoors) seems to be the primary route to infection not the pathways involved in the recycling of organics.

Clique para acessar Disintegration Rate Of Compostable Products At Industrial Facility - 11/06/2020

All selected test products scored positive with regard to their disintegration rate, showing substantial fragmentation and loss of mechanical strength within the two composting cycles.

Clique para acessar Microhauling Organics In NYC - 11/06/2020

New York Citys new Commercial Waste Zone Law has carve-out for small-scale organics collection.

Clique para acessar Veteran Compost Hits 10-Year Milestone - 11/06/2020

Compost manufacturer collects commercial and residential food waste in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas.

Clique para acessar Backyard Composting - 11/06/2020

One of the best natural fertilizers and soil builders is available free. You make it yourself. Its compost!

Clique para acessar Hazardous e-waste recycling in Agbogbloshie, Accra, Ghana - 11/06/2020

The slum of Agbogbloshie is the worlds largest e-waste dump. While pollution in land, air, waters and bodies has reached dramatic levels, the work of thousands of informal recyclers in dismantling and repairing electronics remains largely unacknowledged.

Clique para acessar Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2020 - 11/06/2020

Falling clean energy costs provide opportunity to boost climate action in COVID-19 recovery packages

Clique para acessar Amid Plastic Pandemic of COVID-19, Circular Centric Delivers Compostable, Blockchain Technology Solution for New Global Circular Environment - 10/06/2020

Prior to COVID-19, global efforts to reduce plastic waste were making powerful headway. More than half a year into the pandemic, those hard-won efforts are now threatened by significant increases in plastic waste from personal protective equipment (PPE) and the explosive demand for sanitizers, most of which are packaged in HDPE and PET. The need for plastic alternatives has never been greater.

Clique para acessar How I Started Composting Organic Waste at Home - 10/06/2020

I cant remember the last time I gave away wet kitchen waste to the garbage collector. Before you jump to any conclusions about me living in a smelly house, I must clarify that I have been making compost from my kitchen waste for the past couple of years.

Clique para acessar Europe‘s waste problems are still growing. - 09/06/2020

After all, each inhabitant of the EU Member States produces between 250 and 620 kilograms of household waste per year. About 25 to 30 is packaging waste.

Clique para acessar Landfill leachate treatment - 09/06/2020

The Challenge The clients main needs, which are typical of all companies operating in this sector, was reduction in the volume of leachate to be disposed of, whilst ensuring that any streams produced can be discharged from site in accordance with environmental obligation.

Clique para acessar Dirty Business: what really happens to your recycling - 09/06/2020

Thousands of tons of plastic scrap collected for recycling from British households have been transported and dumped on sites across the world.

Clique para acessar Weekly Update: Global Coronavirus Impact and Implications on Compost and Top Soil Market Trends, Strong Application Scope, Key Players, Growth and Forecast by 2029 - 02/06/2020

The report on the global Compost and Top Soil market reveals that the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of ~XX during the considered forecast period (2019-2029) and estimated to reach a value of ~USXX by the end of 2029. The latest report is a valuable tool for stakeholders, established market players, emerging players, and other entities to devise effective strategies to combat the impact of COVID-19

Clique para acessar How to reduce your waste impact during COVID-19 times - 02/06/2020

In 2018 members of the Marine Resources Committee, Friends of the San Juans, San Juan County Solid Waste, the Lopez Solid Waste District and the Orcas Exchange came together to build an education and awareness building campaign aimed at changing citizen behavior and the cultures of plastic use in San Juan County and throughout the wider Salish Sea region. This group has continued to grow and expand their ideas and efforts. But, the global pandemic that we now find ourselves in has found the group being called upon to provide guidance on newly emerging issues related to plastics and waste.

Clique para acessar High-quality graphene foams are made from organic waste - 01/06/2020

High-quality graphene foams have been made from the waste gases produced during the high temperature treatment of organic waste. Researchers in China say their pyrolysis-based technique is cheaper and more environmentally friendly than conventional production methods.

Clique para acessar Circular Economy Calculation tool - 01/06/2020

Below we present the peer-reviewed calculation tool that allows for all interested stakeholders to get an estimation of the need for residual waste treatment (e.g. energy recovery) once the Circular Economy targets for 2035 &8505 are fulfilled.

Clique para acessar Online Master Class | Recycling in Emerging Economies: Conventional Recyclables in the EU Sphere of Influence - 01/06/2020

Join this online Master Class on Recycling in Emerging Economies: Conventional Recyclables in the EU Sphere of Influence on June 3rd from 2 - 3.30 PM CEST.

Clique para acessar Resilience on the front lines: Building clean, healthy cities for clean, healthy seas - 01/06/2020

On Tuesday, 2 June, waste sector specialist from WIEGOs Urban Policies Programme, Dr. Sonia M. Dias will join global city leaders as they discuss how ocean pollution impacts cities, what cities can do to prevent it and how these efforts can address related city priorities, particularly in light of COVID-19 recovery efforts.

Clique para acessar Coronavirus masks and gloves posing a hazard at recycling centres - 01/06/2020

Too many people are throwing coronavirus masks and gloves into recycling bins, posing a threat to the workers at Valor Sul in Lumiar.

Clique para acessar How to grow plants without plastic - 01/06/2020

Eco-friendly households can reduce their plastic consumption in the garden by ditching sticky labels and making compost from scratch, experts have advised.

Clique para acessar UK energy from waste capacity increased by 1.6Mt in 2019, new Tolvik report finds - 28/05/2020

Tolvik has published today (27 May) its annual UK Energy from Waste Statistics report which provides a comprehensive overview of data on the UK energy from waste (EfW) sector for 2019.

Clique para acessar Microplastic pollution in oceans vastly underestimated study - 28/05/2020

Particles may outnumber zooplankton, which underpin marine life and regulate climate

Clique para acessar Plastics Recyclers Europe: European Plastics Recyclers Cease Production - 28/05/2020

The European plastics recycling industry is closing production due to the current market developments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to trade body, Plastics Recyclers Europe.

Clique para acessar China issues additional scrap import quotas - 28/05/2020

Seventh batch of quotas allows for 10,423 metric tons of copper scrap and 55,810 metric tons of recovered fiber to enter the country.

Clique para acessar Commercial recyclers feeling the impacts of COVID-19 - 28/05/2020

Most volumes are down, even as businesses slowly reopen, meaning recyclers have to adjust.

Clique para acessar Nonprofit tracks its impact on US recycling - 28/05/2020

The Recycling Partnership releases study on the impact it has had the past six years on U.S. recycling programs.

Clique para acessar The valuable role of waste-to-energy in the energy transition - 28/05/2020

An interview with Apricums waste-to-energy expert Thomas Obermeier

Clique para acessar Heating homes in Amsterdam with a "waste-to-energy" source grid - 28/05/2020

In Amsterdam, Waternet, the water company for the city, housing corporation De Key, and energy infra-specialist Firan have joined forces to explore options for a heating grid with heat from waste water, a source grid with ‘waste-to-energy‘ (WtE) heating. Such a project shall be the first application of WtE heating in Amsterdam.

Clique para acessar Plastics Recyclers Europe: European Plastics Recyclers Cease Production - 28/05/2020

The European plastics recycling industry is closing production due to the current market developments caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to trade body, Plastics Recyclers Europe.

Clique para acessar How to Start a No-Smell, No-Hassle Compost Box in Your Living Room - 21/05/2020

Now is a perfect time to compost your food scraps, and you can do it indoors!

Clique para acessar New York coalition pushes back on 28M budget cuts to organics recycling - 21/05/2020

Mayor Bill de Blasio‘s administration is searching for savings due to the pandemic‘s financial effects, with funding for curbside collection, community composting and recycling outreach set to be cut.

Clique para acessar USDA project promoting composting, food waste reduction - 21/05/2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture recently announced the availability of 900,000 for local governments to host a Community Compost and Food Waste Reduction pilot project this year.

Clique para acessar The end of plastic? New plant-based bottles will degrade in a year - 21/05/2020

Carlsberg and Coca-Cola back pioneering project to make all-plant drinks bottles

Clique para acessar Lockdowns trigger dramatic fall in global carbon emissions - 21/05/2020

Responses to coronavirus crisis cause sharpest in carbon output since records began

Clique para acessar Your Guide On How to Make a Compost Bin - 21/05/2020

A compost bin is a smart way to put food scraps to good useand no, it won‘t smell up your apartment.

Clique para acessar What Waste Collectors and Recyclers Need to Know about COVID-19 - 16/05/2020

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness caused by a virus called SARS-CoV-2. Symptoms often include cough, shortness of breath, fever, chills, muscle pain, sore throat,new loss of tastesmell. Our understanding of how the virus spreads is evolving as we learn more about it, so check the CDC website for the latest information. The virus is thought to spread mainly from person-to-person:

Clique para acessar Flower farm in Borders saved by locals after coronavirus sees sales plummet - 13/05/2020

A flower farm in the Scottish Borders has been saved from the brink of closure thanks to generous local villagers.

Clique para acessar How to hot compost turn household waste into compost in just three weeks - 13/05/2020

Hot composting is the secret weapon devoted gardeners have been using to keep their plants thriving without a weekly trip to the garden centre. It transforms kitchen leftovers and grass trimmings into rich, crumbly brown compost in just 30 days.

Clique para acessar Does COVID-19 waste get special treatment? - 13/05/2020

It is not feasible to treat all medical products used in society as medical waste, says expert

Clique para acessar Our 4.5 million organics plant complete, producing - 13/05/2020

Compost to help enhance quality of produce on local farmland

Clique para acessar Staying active, staying home: Gardening, exercise and dancing - 13/05/2020

Gardening is a 12-step program, which includes planning, preparing, planting, and producing, says Elizabeth Hill, urban agriculture and food systems educator with the University of Maryland Extension.

Clique para acessar As Covid-19 cases in district surge, so does the quantity of biomedical waste - 11/05/2020

While a concessionaire directly collects Covid-19 waste from hospitals, testing centres and isolation wards, suspectedconfirmed patients under home quarantine have been provided with yellow bags to dispose of possibly infected waste, such as head caps, masks, and tissues.

Clique para acessar Don‘t buy black plastic and other recycling tips you might not know - 11/05/2020

Everyone can contribute to increasing the amount of rubbish that gets recycled and the amount of valuable resources that get reused. Here are three lesser-known tips to help you make your contribution.

Clique para acessar Jo McCarroll: How to start your own compost - 11/05/2020

The Covid-19 lockdown has seen a surge of interest in composting.

Clique para acessar PWD starts work on compost projects in Ravi Nagar - 11/05/2020

Clique para acessar Plastic recycling company looks to expand as circular economy blooms - 10/05/2020

Homegrown plastic recycling company PT Tridi Oasis Group is looking to expand its business in the flourishing circular economy, as it received part of a US6 million investment dedicated to tackling the ocean plastic crisis in South and Southeast Asia.

Clique para acessar Half of worlds workers at immediate risk of losing livelihood due to coronavirus - 08/05/2020

1.6 billion people face economic hit from Covid-19, says UN labour agency

Clique para acessar The CCAC‘s Waste Finance Programme Helps Cities Tackle Barriers to Transforming Their Urban Waste - 01/05/2020

Waste management can be an expensive and complicated undertaking but connecting with other cities around the world helps communities learn from each other‘s mistakes and accomplishments

Clique para acessar Turning Livilihoods to Waste - 30/04/2020

This is a documentary film about the extraction of value from waste. The film meets with a range of the diverse actors that make up the waste economy in Cape Town, South Africa, from experts, industrial entrepreneurs to informal waste pickers.

Clique para acessar Plantan rboles en el Relleno Sanitario - 29/04/2020

Across the world, the foundations are being laid for sustainable solutions for unrecyclable polymers. Will Simpson explores how one Costa Rican company is turning plastic waste into building blocks

Clique para acessar Campaign to help people in Scotland manage their waste during COVID-19 crisis - 29/04/2020

To help householders and businesses manage their waste during the COVID-19 crisis, Zero Waste Scotland, SEPA, COSLA and the Scottish Government have launched a campaign to raise awareness of changes to local waste collections, providing guidance and directing people to up-date-information.

Clique para acessar Survey launched to treat surplus organic waste generated by COVID-19 lockdown - 29/04/2020

In response to the increase in organic waste surpluses caused by the Covid-19 lockdown, ADBA and the REA have launched a joint survey that will match organic waste producers to their nearest AD operators.

Clique para acessar London lockdown sees spike in outdoor waste burning - 29/04/2020

Firefighters in London have seen a spike in bonfires as Londoners take to burning waste at home during the Coronavirus lockdown.

Clique para acessar Seattle will soon have the world‘s first human composting facility - 29/04/2020

heres probably nothing more personal than the feeling of experiencing the death of a loved one and everyone has different ways of dealing with the tragedy. In this regard, the city of Seattle in Washington decided to introduce the worlds first human composting facility that will allow people to turn their dearly departed into soil.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 lockdown a good time to compost your waste. Here‘s how to do it - 29/04/2020

Home composting can shed load off workers. About 50-70 of Indian households generate waste that is organic in nature

Clique para acessar Jakartas Trash Mountain: When People Are Desperate for Jobs, They Come Here - 29/04/2020

The scavengers who make a living picking plastic, metal and even bones from a huge landfill face additional misery as the global economic slowdown closes the recycling centers they count on.

Clique para acessar Life after lockdown: Cities around the world roll out their reopening plans - 29/04/2020

Many cities are tentatively preparing to ease coronavirus lockdowns - but doing so will be a tricky balancing act. Here‘s what different cities have planned, from Bogota to Berlin.

Clique para acessar Biodegradable, a Magic Word for Environmentally-Minded Consumers, Isnt Always a Green Panacea - 29/04/2020

Next to empty shelves where toilet paper used to be is a stretch of aisle stacked with trash bags, disposable cups, and cutlery at a Whole Foods in Seattle.

Clique para acessar Recology advocates for continued recycling, composting amid stay-at-home orders - 29/04/2020

Recology says being vigilant in collecting these items remains critical during COVID-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar Pompeii ruins show that the Romans invented recycling - 28/04/2020

Excavations reveal that rubbish left outside the city walls wasnt just dumped. It was being collected, sorted and resold

Clique para acessar The Best Way to Slow Global Warming? You Decide in This Climate Simulator - 28/04/2020

It was on Earth Day 2016 when more than 170 nations signed the Paris Agreement calling for limiting global warming to well below 2C. Putting together the terms took years, with the difficult diplomatic work wrapped up by the end of 2015. Of course, the worlds climate emissaries would want to wait for a more dramatic date to sign.

Clique para acessar Doing a Lot of Cooking Now? Learn to Easily Compost - 22/04/2020

These days, home kitchens are getting a workout, with quarantine cooks cranking out meals (and, admit it, lots and lots of snacks) from daybreak to dusk. The result is a sink filled with carrot peelsnot to mention those eggshells from the latest banana-bread experiment.

Clique para acessar Garden waste suspensions knock composting sector - 22/04/2020

Suspensions of garden waste collections across the UK have caused huge falls in volumes arriving at sites, composting sector businesses have said.

Clique para acessar Decision to stop garden waste collections during pandemic is correct - 22/04/2020

I would like to make a comment about the scrapping of garden waste collections while the country deals with the devastation of coronavirus.

Clique para acessar How to Trench Compost in a Raised Bed - 22/04/2020

Composting envisions a mound of debris that contains brown and green material. There‘s aeration, watering, and turningtumbling. When do you need to water? How much water should be used? How often should the pile be turned?

Clique para acessar ‘Recycling Today‘ launches virtual trade show - 22/04/2020

The Recycling Today Virtual Trade Show brings the latest technology and innovations right to your homeoffice, at no cost.

Clique para acessar China cuts back on aluminum production, while steelmaking surges - 22/04/2020

Media reports indicate several aluminum producers have idled capacity, but steelmaking has surged in April.

Clique para acessar Mexican metals recyclers seek scrap outlets - 22/04/2020

BIR report indicates aluminum recyclers are turning to export markets.

Clique para acessar Challenges of the unknown - 22/04/2020

"Recycling Today" surveys reveal a high level of uncertainty within the recycling industry as recyclers face fluctuating levels of generation and demand.

Clique para acessar Recycling in Horsham improves dramatically during Covid-19 outbreak - 21/04/2020

Thats according to Horsham District Council which says that residents achieved much improved recycling rates for the first quarter of this year, and particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic started.

Clique para acessar Coronavirus News: NYC suspends curbside composting program until June 2021 - 21/04/2020

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) The New York City Department of Sanitation announced Monday that it is suspending its curbside composting pickup until June of 2021 due to budget cuts related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Clique para acessar Tips to sanitize vehicles during COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

Chuck Geer, head of Clean Harbors COVID-19 decontamination efforts, provides the best practices on vehicle sanitation.

Clique para acessar Best practices for treating ammonia in landfill leachate - 21/04/2020

Treating ammonia in landfill leachate requires consideration of several factors to assess which method might be most effective.

Clique para acessar Waste Today launches virtual trade show - 21/04/2020

The Waste Today Virtual Trade Show to bring the industrys latest technology and innovations to attendees remotely.

Clique para acessar ‘Waste Today‘ survey shows widespread industry impact of COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

The results portray an industry that has seen significant changes in personnel, operations and incoming volumes.

Clique para acessar TOMRA: New Sorting Technology Can Help Overcome Recycling Disruption from COVID-19 - 21/04/2020

With large scale disruption to recycling collections and markets across the world, TOMRA Sorting Recycling has published an article looking at how Plant design automation and technology advancements lead to increased purity rates, while requiring fewer manual sorters

Clique para acessar Lebanons waste crisis worsens amid COVID-19 outbreak - 21/04/2020

A local NGO is taking care of medical waste produced by health institutions amid the coronavirus crisis in Lebanon, which is already grappling with an acute trash crisis.

Clique para acessar Decision to stop garden waste collections during pandemic is correct - 21/04/2020

I would like to make a comment about the scrapping of garden waste collections while the country deals with the devastation of coronavirus.

Clique para acessar Compost Kitchen Waste to Make Big Difference Amid Covid-19, says Dia Mirza - 21/04/2020

Dia Mirza took to Instagram to educate people to make productive use of their quarantine time. The video that she posted was recorded for World Environment Day 2019.

Clique para acessar How to make compost - 21/04/2020

Learn how to make compost in five easy steps and help reduce waste

Clique para acessar During pandemic, Yellowknifers encouraged to try out DIY composting - 21/04/2020

City put residential green cart pick up on hold during COVID-19

Clique para acessar COVID-19 increases the amount of infectious and plastic waste in Thailand - 21/04/2020

The Thailand Environment Institute (TEI) estimates that the amount of used surgical masks nearly reaches 1 million pieces a day.

Clique para acessar SWANA Records Significant Increase in Fatalities Involving Solid Waste Collection - 18/04/2020

Since March 14, the Solid Waste Association of North America has recorded a significant increase in the number of fatal incidents involving solid waste collection vehicles and employees.

Clique para acessar Readers Respond: COVID-19 And Organics Recycling - 16/04/2020

In her Letter To The BioCycle Community: COVID-19 And Organics Recycling, BioCycle columnist and Senior Advisor Sally Brown explained that while COVID-19 is new and scary it is part of a family of viruses that we know plenty about. In other words, our existing knowledge of the behavior of coronaviruses in the environment can be applied here.

Clique para acessar Connections: Why Compost Is Cheapest Irrigation System - 16/04/2020

The bottom line is more organic matter means that the soil holds more water. Part V.1

Clique para acessar Launching the proper capsules - 16/04/2020

An Eriez Service Center eddy current separator retrofit helps a Nespresso capsule recycling effort reach its potential.

Clique para acessar Open Society Foundations Aid People Hardest Hit by COVID-19 Pandemic - 16/04/2020

NEW YORKThe Open Society Foundations will give more than 130 million to combat the ravages of COVID-19 around the globe, with a focus on providing immediate relief for vulnerable communities and pushing back against government encroachment on political freedoms.

Clique para acessar Organics recycler talks hardships during COVID-19 pandemic - 15/04/2020

Rust Belt Riders co-founder Daniel Brown sheds some light on the reality many food waste collection services face in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Clique para acessar Shipping, ports a concern for recyclers - 15/04/2020

The recycling industry faces some questions and challenges surrounding exports and shipping amid the COVID-19 pandemic this spring. Industry associations, including the Bureau of International Recycling (BIR), Brussels, and the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), Washington, say they are looking into these issues for their members.

Clique para acessar The Joys and Pleasures of Composting - 14/04/2020

I wrote this weeks column on composting [ed: see below], and Ive been really pleased to see how various newspapers have picked it up. Honestly, Ive been really surprised in the past several years about how squeamish people are about composting.

Clique para acessar Why proper trash, recycling and compost disposal are critical to Denver health amid coronavirus pandemic - 14/04/2020

One city solid waste management worker has tested positive for COVID-19 but pickup routes are currently unaffected

Clique para acessar Waste Today launches virtual trade show - 14/04/2020

The Waste Today Virtual Trade Show to bring the industrys latest technology and innovations to attendees remotely.

Clique para acessar Sanitation Workers Holding the Fort Against COVID-19 Have No Protective Equipment - 04/04/2020

The pandemic once again highlights the hazardous conditions that sanitation workers are forced to work in.

Clique para acessar Arcata Promotes Recycling While on COVID Stay at Home with Free Delivery of Compost Bins - 04/04/2020

The City of Arcata encourages community members to practice zero waste while sheltering in place.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 therapy gardens - 04/04/2020

Many of our parents and our grandparents did their patriotic duty during war time by growing victory gardens. Food was needed for the troops, so citizens grew as much of their own food as possible. This virus crisis is being compared to war, but there isnt the same urgency to grow our own food.

Clique para acessar 3 Urban Gardeners Share Tips To Keep You Busy During COVID-19 Lockdown - 04/04/2020

Growing your own veggies to crating new decor for your balcony use this time at home to hone your green thumb. CoronaLockdown

Clique para acessar NWRA asks FEMA to cover noncompensated waste industry services - 04/04/2020

he National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA), Arlington, Virginia, says it has sent a letter to Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Peter Gaynor requesting that the agency establish a system to compensate the waste and recycling industry for providing services to protect public health and safety that otherwise would go unpaid durign the COVID-19 outbreak.

Clique para acessar COVID-19 could pose challenges for waste workers - 04/04/2020

Comparing the current health crisis to the 1918 flu pandemic, recycling journalist Adam Minter believes the COVID-19 outbreak could cause unique challenges for U.S. waste collection.

Clique para acessar Report addresses how EPR can help stabilize US municipal recycling systems - 04/04/2020

The Product Stewardship Institute report examines several aspects of packaging EPR programs in Canada.

Clique para acessar Vecoplan touts role of shredders in plastic recycling - 04/04/2020

Germany-based company says its technology can help lead to a seamless recycling economy.

Clique para acessar Banning organic waste - 17/03/2020

Zero waste initiatives are leading states and localities to pass organic waste bans, which present challenges and opportunities to the solid waste industry.

Clique para acessar Largest Landfills List - 17/03/2020

Waste Today ranks the largest 30 landfills in the U.S.

Clique para acessar How landfill tipping fees vary across the US - 11/03/2020

In this video sponsored by Compology, Waste Today Editor Adam Redling breaks down EREF‘s findings on how landfill tipping fees fluctuate across the country.

Clique para acessar WasteExpo reschedules amid COVID-19 concerns - 11/03/2020

The event has been rescheduled for Aug. 10-13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Clique para acessar PFAS At Minnesota Composting Sites - 11/03/2020

State releases findings of contact water testing at source separated organics and yard trimmings only composting sites.

Clique para acessar Recycling 101: Why wish-cycling is doing more harm than good - 08/03/2020

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind- Recently, the City of Carmel put out a message to their residents after noticing a high percentage of the wrong stuff making its way into the recycling bin.

Clique para acessar Wet wipes a growing beach waste, says Coastwatch report - 08/03/2020

Wipes, which are favoured by many for their ease of use, found on 12.2 of our shoreline

Clique para acessar Recycled beauty: Artist turns waste into artwork - 08/03/2020

Hamdi &305nar, an artist in northwestern Turkey‘s Sakarya province, transforms discarded wooden and metal objects into beautiful works of art to emphasize the potential uses for and the importance of repurposing waste.

Clique para acessar The Worlds First Disposable Diaper Company That Collects The Dirty Ones For Composting - 08/03/2020

For environmentally-conscious parents, instead of throwing thousands of disposable diapers into the landfill every year, where they will take 500 years to biodegrade, a new company helps to clear your green conscience.

Clique para acessar Revolutionary New Recycling Method for Plastic and Waste is Solving Two Problems With One Stream - 08/03/2020

Carbon capturing and carbon sequestering, meaning the uptake and storage of CO2 molecules in a solid object, like a buildinga tree which it cant escape from, is one of the many tools for entrepreneurs, manufacturers, and businessmen, who want to do their part to combat the climate crisis.

Clique para acessar Learn all about composting - 08/03/2020

On Thursday, March 12, join GARNA for its Third Thursdays Lecture Series, and learn how Elements Mountain Compost is recycling organic waste and creating high quality soil products in Chaffee County. EMC will provide tips and tricks to start a home composting program including bin design, ingredients, maintenance and more.

Clique para acessar Human Composting Is a Greener Way to Go - 08/03/2020

Our environmental impact doesnt go away when we die, but theres a way to make that impact a positive one.

Clique para acessar Nestl signs up to European Plastics Pact to push for 100 recyclablereusable packaging - 08/03/2020

Food and beverage giant Nestl has announced that its European business is following in the footsteps of its UK operations by signing up to the European Plastics Pact to help achieve its goals of ensuring packaging is 100 reusablerecyclable by 2025.

Clique para acessar How much plastic actually gets recycled? - 08/03/2020

Recycling doesn‘t always give your plastic bottle new life.

Clique para acessar Finland‘s Fortum signs JV for battery recycling cluster - 08/03/2020

Finnish state-owned electricity producer Fortum has teamed up with chemical producer, BASF, and Russian miner Nornickel to form a battery recycling cluster in Finland.

Clique para acessar Composting 101 - 08/03/2020

Come with a friendfamily member to learn all about composting the how and the why. Learning how and beginning to compost your waste helps to empower individuals towards cutting down on global food waste. Reducing your food waste is a powerful step towards a sustainable future.

Clique para acessar A BREF Discussion at the Energy from Waste Conference - 08/03/2020

On day one of the Energy from Waste Conference, the complex issue of the binding new BREF and its significant implications for both new and existing waste to energy facilities was discussed.

Clique para acessar ADBA Report: Biomethane Could Deliver 30 of UK Carbon Budget by 2030 - 08/03/2020

Biomethane from sources including the digestion of organic wastes could deliver 30 of the UKs 2030 carbon budget in the hardest to decarbonise sectors and provide green heat to 6.4 million homes by 2030, according to a report from the ADBA.

Clique para acessar EU-funded project to explore generating sugars from waste - 08/03/2020

An EU-funded project will explore the commercial feasibility of generating waste sugars from household waste and using them to produce bio-based materials for a wide range of applications.

Clique para acessar WRAP launches new campaign to combat public plastics confusion - 08/03/2020

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has launched a new public-facing campaign to provide citizens with the latest information on plastic packaging to allow them to make informed decisions about its use.

Clique para acessar Biomethane could deliver 30 per cent of UKs 2030 carbon budget, says ADBA - 08/03/2020

Biomethane has the potential to deliver 30 per cent of the UKs 2030 carbon budget, according to a new report from the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).

Clique para acessar UK misses WEEE collection targets for third year running - 08/03/2020

The Environment Agency (EA) has published its annual household waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE) collection figures, revealing that the UK has fallen short of its WEEE collection targets for the third consecutive year.

Clique para acessar UK AD and World Biogas Expo 2020 - 08/03/2020

The largest International trade show solely dedicated to anaerobic digestion and biogas

Clique para acessar Federal legislation focuses on plastics, recycling - 01/03/2020

Legislation that has been introduced at the federal level seeks to address deficiencies in U.S. recycling infrastructure, with one targeting grants for recycling education and the other taking a more comprehensive approach with a heavy focus on regulating single-use plastics.

Clique para acessar Responsible Battery Coalition applauds research on lithium-ion battery degradation - 01/03/2020

The new research outlines nine consumer best practices for extending battery life to decrease costs and reduce environmental burdens associated with the production of new batteries.

Clique para acessar VIDEO: Can Batteries Really be Ethical, Recyclable & Sustainable? - 01/03/2020

In the first talk released from the Fully Charged USA show, Chelsea Sexton led a panel discussion on the topic of Can batteries really be ethical, recyclable & sustainable?

Clique para acessar Putting The Landfill Energy Myth To Rest - 01/03/2020

Science and nature, as well as common sense, prove that single-use organics management via landfilling is a misuse of national resources.

Clique para acessar Design Plans For Low Cost Rotary Drum - 26/02/2020

A low-tech rotary drum composting unit to compost food waste is in use at several schools. The design is free to download.

Clique para acessar Perfecting the picture for PET bottles - 26/02/2020

On average, Americas top beverage companies produce about 100 billion plastic bottles every year, according to estimates from the American Beverage Association. While an estimated 35 billion bottles are collected and recycled annually, the majority of these bottles end up in the waste stream, according to that association.

Clique para acessar European Union opens anti-dumping investigation - 26/02/2020

Investigation into aluminum extrusions from China follows complaint by European Aluminum association.

Clique para acessar ISRI Report: Volume of recyclables processed in the US on the rise - 26/02/2020

ISRIs annual Recycling Industry Yearbook includes statistical view on scrap production and recovery, exports and the global flows of selected scrap commodities.

Clique para acessar Ashes to ashes, dust to compost: human bodies could be potting soil in just 30 days - 16/02/2020

An American firm has an answer for those worried about the damage that cremation and interment cause to the environment

Clique para acessar Veteran Compost Hits 10-Year Milestone - 16/02/2020

Compost manufacturer collects commercial and residential food waste in the Baltimore and Washington, D.C. metro areas.

Clique para acessar Imagine there are no dump sites - 16/02/2020

When we start romanticising a solution that had been engineered under desperate conditions to solve a stubborn problem, there is always the dangerous possibility that may take our eyes off the problem, as also the factors that caused it (the problem) in the first place. This would be a particularly unfortunate situation to have, if the problem was largely avoidable in the first place.

Clique para acessar Biomining of solid waste begins at Vendipalayam compost yard - 16/02/2020

The civic body has begun works to biomine the 4.45 lakh cubic metre of garbage accumulated in the Vendipalayam compost yard.

Clique para acessar Human composting could be the future of deathcare - 16/02/2020

Washington becomes first US state to legalise practice as interest in green burials surges in UK

Clique para acessar Sustainable businesses positive change Nominate one today - 16/02/2020

If you want to see change, you support organizations that put their money where their business is. The South Central Solid Waste Authority and the Las Cruces Green Chamber of Commerce are once again opening up the nominations for the 2020 Sustainable Business Recognition Program.

Clique para acessar Five Practical Tips for Composting - 16/02/2020

The rich nutrients and minerals formed in compost are the perfect addition to your organic garden. For best results, follow these five guidelines.

Clique para acessar Usar y tirar? La moda busca reciclar 92 millones de toneladas de residuos textiles - 07/06/2021

El sector de la ropa de segunda mano crece a pasos agigantados

Clique para acessar Un papel higinico fabricado con papel reciclado, uno de los ejemplos de la economa circular en Ecuador - 07/06/2021

Ms de 44 mil toneladas de papel reciclado son parte cada ao de los procesos productivos del grupo Familia.

Clique para acessar El primer gran contenedor de residuos virtual - 06/06/2021

El mantenimiento de la limpieza de nuestros mares y ros es algo fundamental si queremos la supervivencia y el bienestar del entorno natural que nos rodea. El medio marino, por desgracia, sigue siendo el primer afectado por toda la basura que generamos los seres humanos, un problema que, adems, se ha visto aumentado an ms con la llegada de la pandemia de Covid-19.

Clique para acessar Altamente contaminantes y txicos: qu hacer con los residuos electrnicos y elctricos? - 06/06/2021

Los aparatos que dejan de cumplir su funcin la mayora de las veces son desechados sin tener en cuenta que contienen componentes peligrosos. En Argentina se generan 500 mil toneladas anuales de estos residuos.

Clique para acessar Separar residuos no solo salva al planeta, tambin genera trabajo - 06/06/2021

Magal Arredondo es otra que trabaja todos los das en la administracin de la cooperativa Creando Conciencia y cuando entr hace 11 aos como clasificadora no estaba desplegada toda la infraestructura actual sino que le tocaba separar directamente desde esas enormes montaas de bolsas que les llegaban.

Clique para acessar Es la ropa usada el nuevo plstico? - 06/06/2021

Antes de leer este artculo, te propongo un pequeo ejercicio: mira en tu armario y separa las prendas de ropa que no te has puesto desde hace 12 meses. O en los ltimos aos.

Clique para acessar Sabas que la mitad de los residuos que desechamos es orgnico? - 06/06/2021

En el Da del Medio Ambiente, Florencia Morales, referente de Eco Punto Varela dialog con AgenhoyRadio y brindo los mejores tips para reciclar en casa.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola Paraguay reafirma su compromiso por Un Mundo Sin Residuos - 06/06/2021

En el Da Mundial del Medio Ambiente, la Compaa contina apostando por la economa circular y el cuidado sostenible de nuestro entorno, a travs diversos programas e iniciativas.

Clique para acessar Rumana quiere dejar de ser el vertedero de Europa - 06/06/2021

Solamente en la ltima semana, las autoridades rumanas han intervenido miles de toneladas de piezas de coche, televisores y otros residuos txicos que estaban a punto de ser quemados al aire libre para quedarse con el metal y eliminar el resto.

Clique para acessar Qu tal un hotel flotante construido con residuos plsticos sacados del mar? - 06/06/2021

Una arquitecta britnica ha revelado sus planes de construir un lujoso complejo turstico flotante hecho con plstico sacado del mar, concretamente de un lugar remoto del Ocano ndico.

Clique para acessar La Industria Mexicana de Coca-Cola se compromete con el reciclaje en Baja California - 06/06/2021

La meta que se ha trazado la Industria Mexicana de Coca-Cola por alcanzar un Mundo sin Residuos ha logrado que sus envases sean fabricados en promedio con 32 contenido reciclado

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de envases continu creciendo en Espaa en 2020 pese a la pandemia - 06/06/2021

Cada ciudadano deposit en 2020 una media de 18,6 kg. de envases en los contenedores amarillos, un 8,5 ms que el ao anterior, mientras que el reciclaje de papel y cartn cay ligeramente como consecuencia del parn de la economa durante el confinamiento

Clique para acessar Coca Cola, PepsiCo y Nestl vuelven a encabezar la lista de contaminadores por residuos plsticos, segn un estudio - 07/12/2020

As lo refleja el informe anual de Break Free From Plastic, que ha analizado y documentado 347.000 piezas de plstico recogidas por todo el mundo.

Clique para acessar "Geocycle": usan basura no reciclable para producir cemento - 07/12/2020

El gerente de la empresa, Mariano Bollo, cont a Cadena 3 sobre el innovador proceso eco-friendly. "Tanto en el 2018 y 2019, hemos utilizado un equivalente de casi 30 canchas de ftbol completas de residuos", dijo.

Clique para acessar Per: La demanda de electrodomsticos y el reciclaje de lnea blanca - 07/12/2020

En el Per, cada ao se generan alrededor de 205,000 toneladas de residuos que provienen de aparatos elctricos y electrnicos (RAEE).

Clique para acessar Per: La demanda de electrodomsticos y el reciclaje de lnea blanca - 07/12/2020

En el Per, cada ao se generan alrededor de 205,000 toneladas de residuos que provienen de aparatos elctricos y electrnicos (RAEE).

Clique para acessar Producir, consumir y reciclar - 07/12/2020

Los consumidores en general no se preocupan de dnde vienen los productos que adquieren ni a dnde van a parar sus residuos una vez aprovechada su utilidad, cunta basura produce o de qu manera el cmulo de desechos de las ciudades afecta al medio ambiente y qu se hace al respecto.

Clique para acessar Por qu la planta de reciclaje ms grande del mundo no solucionar la crisis de los plsticos? - 07/12/2020

Las grandes marcas estn apostando por una frmula mgica para solucionar el problema mundial de la contaminacin causada por el plstico.

Clique para acessar Dos empresas quieren aprovechar la basura de Bariloche - 06/12/2020

Presentaron sus propuestas al municipio para remediar el vertedero y reutilizar los residuos para energas renovables.

Clique para acessar Abren concurso de ideas para gestionar mejor el basural de Bariloche - 06/12/2020

Hasta el 20 de noviembre est abierta la ventanilla para presentar proyectos ambientales para la remediacin del vertedero.

Clique para acessar Iniciativa GIRA fomentar reciclaje en supermercados de Ecuador - 06/12/2020

Con la idea de facilitar la entrega de empaques PET, tapas, plstico flexible y rgido, espuma flex, papel, cartn, Tetra Pak, vidrio y latas para su disposicin final responsable, nace el proyecto GIRA.

Clique para acessar Familia angelina encontr en el reciclaje una exitosa manera de sobrellevar la crisis que trajo consigo la pandemia - 06/12/2020

La pyme Laer Glass ha logrado mediante el reciclaje de botellas, la creacin de una consolidada marca de vasos personalizados, diseados y elaborados artesanalmente.

Clique para acessar UE.- Urbaser mejorar la capacidad de reciclaje de los ecoparques de Extremadura con una inversin de 77 millones en 15 aos - 06/12/2020

La compaa Urbaser invertir 77 millones de euros en los prximos 15 aos en los ecoparques de Plasencia, Navalmoral de la Mata, Mrida y Villanueva de la Serena-Talarrubias con el fin de modernizar las instalaciones dotndolas de ms capacidad para el reciclaje y reduciendo los residuos, en lnea con el cumplimiento de los objetivos marcados en la estrategia de Economa Verde y Circular, as como a las exigencias de la Unin Europea en esta materia.

Clique para acessar Bio4 producir energa con residuos orgnicos del Mercado De Abasto - 08/11/2020

Ernesto Guevara, presidente del Mercado de Abasto, habl con Telediario sobre un proyecto importante para el cuidado del medioambiente. Esta reaulitizacin de los residuos orgnicos para producir energa, permitir disminuir los desechos enviados al enterramiento municipal.

Clique para acessar La empresa que convierte los cuerpos muertos ya ha convertido seis cadveres humanos en tierra frtil - 08/11/2020

Katrina Spade ha fundado Recompose, una empresa que convierte los cuerpos muertos en abono como alternativa a los tradicionales entierros e incineraciones. Centrada en la lucha contra el cambio climtico, afirma que su proceso ahorra una tonelada mtrica de CO2 frente a una cremacin convencional

Clique para acessar Reciclar residuos electrnicos tiene recompensa - 08/11/2020

Recyclia colabora en una experiencia piloto que premia a los usuarios que depositan sus dispositivos electrnicos obsoletos en contenedores inteligentes

Clique para acessar Basuras en Colombia: un problema al que no se le puede echar tierra - 19/10/2020

En Colombia an existen 101 botaderos a cielo abierto, mientras que 18 rellenos sanitarios, en los que se deposita el 36 por ciento de todos los residuos del pas, estn en estado crtico. Un panorama que, aunque difcil, puede ser controlado.

Clique para acessar Crisis mundial por la basura: solo el 16 de los desechos son reciclados - 19/10/2020

A nivel mundial se producen ms de 2.100 millones de toneladas de desechos cada ao, lo que podra llenar ms de 800.000 piscinas olmpicas. Estados Unidos es el mayor productor de basura por persona en el mundo y el peor en reciclaje.

Clique para acessar Una nueva enzima podra permitir el reciclaje infinito del plstico PET comn utilizado en botellas de agua y ropa - 11/10/2020

Un grupo de investigadores ha creado una superenzima que degrada las botellas de plstico seis veces ms rpido que antes y que podra usarse para reciclarlas en uno o dos aos.

Clique para acessar Impulsar el reciclaje de residuos plsticos - 11/10/2020

Para abordar el creciente problema de los residuos plsticos, la Comisin Europea adopt la estrategia para el plstico en 2018, que consista, entre otras cosas, en la actualizacin de la Directiva relativa a los envases y residuos de envases de 1994 y en la duplicacin del actual objetivo de reciclado al 50 para 2025 y al 55 para 2030.

Clique para acessar Plataforma digital busca incentivar la separacin de residuos - 11/10/2020

QReciclas, proyecto ideado por jvenes bahienses intenta que las personas comiencen a clasificar los residuos, y premia a quienes colaboran con cupones de descuentos en diversos comercios adheridos.

Clique para acessar Ecodom: Reciclar el plstico para crear viviendas - 11/10/2020

La empresa ubicada en Xicotepec de Jurez elabora materiales prefabricados para construir muros, entrepisos, lonas trmicas y obras con tcnicas de cobrado para las casas.

Clique para acessar Estudiantes holandeses construyen un coche deportivo con residuos reciclados - 11/10/2020

Poner en valor los desechos como materiales para la nueva movilidad sostenible: un equipo de estudiantes de la Universidad Tecnolgica de Eindhoven en los Pases Bajos ha creado un automvil que est hecho casi en su totalidad de residuos reciclados.

Clique para acessar Volvo ampla su gama de manipuladores de materiales para el sector de los residuos - 20/09/2020

Dirigido al segmento de manipulacin de residuos, Volvo CE lanza el nuevo manipulador de materiales EW200E. Adems, su hermano mayor, el manipulador de materiales EW240E se ha actualizado con una nueva pluma recta ms larga.

Clique para acessar El plan de recuperacin para Francia destina 500 millones de euros a fondos para la Economa Circular - 20/09/2020

El plan de recuperacin se present el pasado 3 de septiembre se dota de 100.000 millones de euros, de los que 40.000 millones son financiados por la Unin Europea. Se estructura sobre 3 grandes ejes: ecologa, competitividad y cohesin.

Clique para acessar Las colillas de cigarrillo son residuos peligrosos? - 20/09/2020

Muchas colillas no recolectadas terminan en los sistemas de alcantarillado y ms tarde en ros y mares donde afectan la fauna acutica pues liberan nicotina, metales pesados y otros qumicos...


Hace pocas semanas, 155 de las principales compaas globales firmamos una declaracin instando a los gobiernos de todo el mundo a alinear sus esfuerzos de recuperacin y ayuda econmica del Covid-19 con el cambio climtico.

Clique para acessar La OCDE actualiza los requisitos para las exportaciones de residuos plsticos - 20/09/2020

16.09.2020 Los pases de la OCDE han acordado actualizar las reglas sobre la exportacin de residuos plsticos peligrosos para su reciclaje, de acuerdo con los cambios internacionales. As, a partir de ahora ser necesario el consentimiento previo de los pases de destino antes del envo.

Clique para acessar Diputacin de Gipuzkoa lanza el proyecto de recuperacin y reciclaje de bicicletas, Bir-ziklatu - 17/09/2020

El departamento de Movilidad y Ordenacin del Territorio de Gipuzkoa ha puesto en marcha, en colaboracin con el de Medio Ambiente, el proyecto de recuperacin y reciclaje de bicicletas Bir-ziklatu.

Clique para acessar Una economa ms all del reciclaje - 17/09/2020

La economa circular aparece como una versin superadora al viejo esquema lineal extraccin, produccin, consumo y desperdicio. Economa circular: casos que mejoran la huella ambiental en Crdoba

Clique para acessar La industria del plstico refuerza acciones en el manejo eficiente de residuos - 17/09/2020

La industria del plstico genera una derrama de casi 25 mil millones de dlares en casi toda la cadena de produccin del pas.

Clique para acessar Buscan concientizar y potenciar reciclaje de basura electrnica en el pas - 09/09/2020

El cuidado del medioambiente es uno de los puntos ms relevantes para las sociedades a nivel mundial. Precisamente el reciclaje y conversin en nuevas materias primas de productos -principalmente electrnicos- para diversos usos, se han convertido en piezas clave para contribuir a la reduccin de emisiones CO2 y nuestro pas no se queda atrs.

Clique para acessar Buscan concientizar y potenciar reciclaje de basura electrnica en el pas - 09/09/2020

El cuidado del medioambiente es uno de los puntos ms relevantes para las sociedades a nivel mundial. Precisamente el reciclaje y conversin en nuevas materias primas de productos -principalmente electrnicos- para diversos usos, se han convertido en piezas clave para contribuir a la reduccin de emisiones CO2 y nuestro pas no se queda atrs.

Clique para acessar Intendencia de Montevideo reitera la importancia de clasificar los residuos domiciliarios - 30/08/2020

Desde la comuna capitalina se recuerda que se puede reutilizar y reciclar ms del 30 de los desechos.

Clique para acessar Triple bolsa y recoleccin diferenciada: cmo se recogen los residuos de las personas con Covid 19 en Dolores - 30/08/2020

Cuidados especiales y desinfeccin en una actividad indispensable para evitar la trasmisin del virus.

Clique para acessar Incendios, vertidos y exportaciones ilegales: las consecuencias del veto chino a los residuos plsticos - 30/08/2020

Un informe de Interpol alerta del aumento de los delitos relacionados con el tratamiento de los desechos en el mundo. Espaa destaca por el incremento de los fuegos en plantas de reciclaje

Clique para acessar Aplican por primera vez una novedosa iniciativa para recoger y reutilizar pilas - 20/08/2020

Desde un partido local impulsaron la campaa para recopilar las bateras que sern donadas a la escuela Beltrn para la construccin de ladrillos ecolgicos. Actualmente las pilas son llevadas al predio de disposicin final sin tratamiento.

Clique para acessar De la banana a los residuos de naranjas: sirven para transformar en carne y leche? - 20/08/2020

En el mundo se utilizan, de una forma u otra, los diferentes subproductos o residuos de la industria de frutas y hortcolas.

Clique para acessar Desmantelar residuos electrnicos expone a productos peligrosos para la salud - 18/08/2020

Madrid (EFE) | Un estudio internacional ha constatado que el desmantelamiento de residuos electrnicos expone a contaminantes peligrosos para la salud, especialmente algunos de los compuestos que se usan para aislamiento de cables, carcasas de plstico, paneles LCD y tableros de circuitos de equipos elctricos y electrnicos.

Clique para acessar La industria de energa elica impulsa el reciclaje de palas de aerogeneradores - 18/08/2020

Actualmente, alrededor del 85 al 90 de la masa total de las turbinas elicas puede reciclarse. Pero las palas de la turbina elica representan un desafo especfico. Fabricados con materiales compuestos complejos para permitir palas ms livianas y duraderas, requieren procesos especficos para el reciclaje.

Clique para acessar Cmo reciclar (bien) tu bolsa de plstico del sper? - 18/08/2020

No es tan fcil: unas van al contenedor amarillo, pero otras pueden dar al traste con todo el proceso de reciclaje, advierten los expertos

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola estima recolectar alrededor de 140 millones de botellas de plstico este ao, pese al COVID-19 - 14/08/2020

El 56 de las botellas de plstico PET que usa la multinacional ya tiene una segunda vida, asegura Sandra Alencastre, su directora de asuntos pblicos, sostenibilidad y comunicaciones en Per

Clique para acessar RECICLAJE EN MXICO - 14/08/2020

En cuestin de reciclaje en Mxico, falta mucho que trabajar debido a la falta de un modelo institucional operativo para que no se escapen los recursos que pueden ser materia prima nuevamente.

Clique para acessar Ms de 50 toneladas de plantas acuticas se convertirn en compost - 14/08/2020

La planta de tratamiento de residuos orgnicos de la comuna capitalina les pone valor a los desechos.

Clique para acessar Tres mil toneladas de residuos orgnicos se convierten ao a ao en abono natural que es reutilizado en espacios pblicos de la ciudad - 14/08/2020

Montevideo cuenta con la planta de tratamiento de residuos orgnicos.


Empresas e innovaciones y finlandesas contribuyen a reciclar, sustituir, reducir, readaptar y volver a utilizar el plstico y otros materiales de manera responsable. Aqu te contamos cmo.

Clique para acessar Arquitectura del reciclaje: un viaje a travs de las fbricas e instalaciones de recoleccin - 11/08/2020

El reciclaje y la reutilizacin de materiales sigue ganando espacio y relevancia en la industria de la arquitectura y la construccin. Esta prctica se ha establecido como una importante alternativa a los mtodos de construccin ms tradicionales, ofreciendo una solucin ms econmica y sostenible cuando se aplica conscientemente.

Clique para acessar Microsoft: la huella de residuos ser cero para 2030 - 11/08/2020

Todos los aos, segn el Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Medio Ambiente, se producen ms de 11 mil millones de toneladas de residuos en todo el mundo.

Clique para acessar RMD dona a Valporquero la escultura de un oso hecho con neumticos reciclados - 29/07/2020

La empresa de reciclaje de materiales RMD ha donado la figura a tamao natural de un oso pardo fabricado con 179 neumticos reciclados que desde hoy recibir a los visitantes de la Cueva de Valporquero, en Vegacervera (Len).

Clique para acessar Gua de compostaje para principiantes - 29/07/2020

El encierro te hizo tomar conciencia de toda la basura que generas? Este mtodo permite reducir los desechos orgnicos y generar un abono natural para tu tierra. Aqu, cuatro expertos entregan sus consejos para empezar a realizarlo en casa.


Diez pases europeos participan en este proyecto que aborda mejoras en la clasificacin y reciclado de RCD y la produccin de nuevos materiales recuperados para su uso en la construccin. Las soluciones desarrolladas se analizarn en seis casos de estudio, uno de ellos liderado desde Euskadi.

Clique para acessar Henkel utilizar tubos dentfricos reciclables en todo su portfolio en 2021 - 29/07/2020

En lnea con sus objetivos de packaging y su compromiso de evitar desechos de plstico, Henkel relanzar todo su porfolio de Oral Care con tubos de dentfricos reciclables, producidos por su proveedor Alba.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola avanza en la circularidad del PET - 26/07/2020

El principal embotellador independiente de Coca-Cola, la firma Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP), avanza en el uso de un 100 de PET reciclado en sus envases, a travs de la financiacin de la startup de reciclaje CuRe Technology.

Clique para acessar Henkel se convierte en la primera compa&241a en el mundo en emitir un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos - 22/07/2020

Guatemala. Henkel contina avanzando en su liderazgo en sustentabilidad combinando atractivos instrumentos de financiamiento y el desarrollo sostenible, siendo la primera compa&241a a nivel mundial en emitir un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje: Valorizacin de residuos caer 30 en 2020, a raz de la pandemia del COVID-19 - 22/07/2020

En Per existen ms de 100.000 recicladores, y muchos otros actores intermediarios pequeos y medianos, que representan la base de la cadena de reciclaje. Se estima que ms del 60 de esta base trabaja en la informalidad.

Clique para acessar Nuevos aprovechamientos industriales para los residuos de la poda del olivar - 22/07/2020

El proyecto europeo LIFE Comp0live , liderado por el Centro Tecnolgico del Plstico (Andaltec), est avanzando en la bsqueda de nuevos aprovechamientos industriales para los residuos de la poda del olivar.

Clique para acessar Vivir de la basura sin ninguna proteccin ante el coronavirus - 22/07/2020

En Ciudad de Mxico miles de trabajadores de la limpieza viven al da sin un salario, su ingreso solo proviene de las propinas y del material que puedan reciclar y vender. Se exponen cotidianamente al riesgo de contraer Covid-19 al manipular residuos sanitarios sin la proteccin adecuada y adems lo hacen sin el amparo de un contrato laboral que les d cobertura mdica.

Clique para acessar Empresa espaola fabrica material plstico soluble en agua sin dejar residuos - 22/07/2020

Green Cycle se encuentra entre las pioneras a nivel mundial que cuentan con este certificado, que garantiza tanto la solubilidad en agua marina del material con el que fabrica sus productos, polivinilo de alcohol (PVA), como su completa biodegradacin en el medio

Clique para acessar Los Combustibles Derivados de Residuos (CDR) y su valorizacin energtica - 22/07/2020

La valorizacin energtica de residuos es la solucin ms eficiente y sostenible para aprovechar la energa y las materias primas que contienen los residuos. Tras haber recibido el tratamiento correspondiente, dichos residuos pueden ser empleados como combustible en diferentes industrias, algo que sucede comnmente en la industria cementera.


El proyecto de investigacin NEW-MINE tiene el objetivo de desarrollar e integrar tecnologas innovadoras y ecolgicas para valorizar los vertederos europeos, recuperar recursos, mitigar futuros riesgos y evitar importantes costes de saneamiento.

Clique para acessar En Mxico, deficiente gestin de residuos: ambientalista - 19/07/2020

Una bolsa de tela debe ser usada ms de 300 veces y una de papel ms de siete para justificar el impacto ambiental de su produccin, seal Alejandra Ramos Jaime, ambientalista y embajadora honoraria de la Fundacin para la Educacin Econmica en Amrica Latina, quien seal que el problema de la contaminacin por residuos slidos es ms complejo que dejar de usar bolsas de plstico.

Clique para acessar Urbaser pone en servicio el primer camin 100 elctrico - 19/07/2020

El Renault Trucks Z.E es el primero de serie que se pone en servicio en Espaa y realizar recogida de residuos en Barcelona de manera ecolgica y silenciosa con cero emisiones.

Clique para acessar El ICE rechaza proyecto de incineracin de basura para generar energa - 19/07/2020

San Jos, 17 jul (BloqueVerde).- Mediante el oficio 0060-300-2020 de fecha 17-07-2020 la presidencia del Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad (ICE), declar que no van a facilitar ningn terreno para hacer la incineradora (o cualquier tipo de combustin qumica) de residuos que busque generar electricidad producto de la actividad.

Clique para acessar Exportar residuos electrnicos es incompatible con la economa circular - 19/07/2020

Ethel Eljarrat, Instituto de Diagnstico Ambiental y Estudios del Agua (IDAEA - CSIC) La Unin Europea ha presentado su nuevo Plan de Accin para la Economa Circular. Uno de sus principales objetivos es que los productos fabricados duren ms y sean fcilmente reutilizables a partir de su reparacin o reciclado. Se busca as un modelo de produccin sostenible donde los residuos pasen a ser nuevos recursos.

Clique para acessar Pepenadores no quieren el cierre del basurero de Coatzacoalcos - 19/07/2020

Se quedan sin ingresos ante la clausura del tiradero son 120 los afectados

Clique para acessar Mundo precisaria de sete planetas se todos comessem como no G20 - 19/07/2020

Se cada habitante da Terra comesse bifes e derivados do leite como os brasileiros e os americanos, seriam necessrios at seis planetas extras para alimentar o mundo, revelou o primeiro relatrio comparativo das emisses de carbono provocadas pelo consumo alimentar no G20, grupo que rene as 19 naes mais industrializadas e a Unio Europeia.

Clique para acessar 10 Curiosidades del Reciclaje - 19/07/2020

Cifras y datos que dejan en evidencia el impacto que hay sobre la naturaleza

Clique para acessar Una isla de plstico - 14/07/2020

frica sufre la degradacin provocada por toneladas de este residuo, propio e importado

Clique para acessar Al menos 20 tortugas mueren en Bangladesh atrapadas por residuos plsticos - 14/07/2020

Las tortugas olivceas estaban entre unas 50 toneladas de residuos plsticos esparcidos en una zona de diez kilmetros en la playa.

Clique para acessar 10 sorprendentes usos del residuo del caf - 13/07/2020

Suena el despertador. Lo primero que nos viene a la cabeza es el aroma de una taza de caf. Un caf tradicional, de los de siempre, caf molido, en cafetera italiana o espresso. Un acto tan sencillo y placentero como el de desayunar un buen caf encierra un gran tesoro desconocido por gran parte de los cafeteros: el residuo del caf, que normalmente acaba en la basura.

Clique para acessar Economa circular: una oportunidad para la recuperacin sostenible - 13/07/2020

La economa actual, una economa lineal, de usar y tirar, genera una cantidad de residuos asombrosa. Esto implica una prdida de valor igualmente disparatada.

Clique para acessar Economa circular: existe otro camino - 13/07/2020

Las seales de agotamiento de recursos bsicos del planeta y las consecuencias ambientales de tanta sobreexplotacin son cada vez ms alarmantes.

Clique para acessar Cientficos producen etanol con desechos, la base del gel de prevencin ante coronavirus - 13/07/2020

Un grupo de cientficos israeles puso a punto una tcnica simple y a bajo coste para producir etanol a base de residuos vegetales tratados con ozono, respondiendo al aumento de la demanda del alcohol de uso mdico por la pandemia de coronavirus.

Clique para acessar Ecuador exportar a Europa residuos industriales para su procesamiento - 13/07/2020

Petroecuador inform este domingo 12 de julio de 2020 que contina con el proceso de eliminacin de pasivos ambientales de la Refinera Esmeraldas, la principal del pas, para enviarlos a Europa, donde recibirn un procesamiento final.

Clique para acessar La hermosa historia de los nios paraguayos que convierten la basura en msica - 12/07/2020

Cateura es el vertedero ms grande de Asuncin, pero ahora es famoso por una razn ms emocionante: all naci una orquesta infantil muy especial y que ya se ha presentado en varios pases. Qu tiene de diferente? Sus instrumentos nacieron de desechos del basural.

Clique para acessar Henkel, primera compaa del mundo en cerrar un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos - 12/07/2020

Henkel, multinacional alemana de productos de limpieza, cuidado del hogar, cosmtica, cuidado corporal y tecnologas de adhesivos, se ha convertido en la primera compaa a nivel mundial en cerrar un bono de reduccin de residuos plsticos.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje, la clave en la economa circular que se propone Cali - 12/07/2020

En la ciudad se calcula que hay cerca de dos mil recicladores de oficio, organizados en 29 asociaciones. Secretara de Desarrollo Econmico busca que el aprovechamiento de residuos tenga un potencial econmico y de transformacin ambiental de la ciudad.

Clique para acessar Reciclaje creativo es una alternativa que crece en Ecuador Este contenido ha sido publicado originalmente por Diario EL COMERCIO en la siguiente direccin: Si est pensando en hacer uso del mismo, por favor, cite la fuente y haga un enlace hacia la nota original de donde usted ha tomado este contenido. - 12/07/2020

El upcycling o suprarreciclaje, proceso con el cual artculos desechados se convierten en objetos nuevos, es adoptado por la moda como una solucin frente al desperdicio textil. En Ecuador, las marcas Makiatto, Lula Kirei, Sublime y Katherine Andrade hacen reciclaje creativo.

Clique para acessar El mejor residuo, el que no se genera - 03/07/2020

‘Zero Zabor Uretan‘. La campaa que pretende concienciar sobre la problemtica de las basuras marinas e implicar a la ciudadana arranc ayer en Hondarribia

Clique para acessar Recoleccin diferenciada de residuos: es clave entender para qu se hace - 03/07/2020

Si se realiza y gestiona de manera adecuada la separacin en origen y recoleccin diferenciada son claves en la lucha contra el cambio climtico. Cmo se separa?, cmo es el proceso?, por qu es un beneficio ambiental y social?

Clique para acessar Los residuos de la pandemia suponen un reto para el medioambiente - 03/07/2020

Guantes, mascarillas y otros productos sanitarios utilizados durante la pandemia del coronavirus se han transformado en residuos y han llegado al medio natural, donde no slo representan una incmoda presencia visual, tambin plantean un desafo de carcter ambiental.

Clique para acessar La nueva planta de tratamiento y compostaje de materia orgnica de Valdemingmez recibe autorizacin de la Comunidad - 03/07/2020

El Boletn Oficial de la Comunidad de Madrid (BOCM) ha publicado este mircoles la resolucin por la que se otorga la Autorizacin Ambiental Integrada relativa a una nueva planta de tratamiento de los flujos de materia orgnica (planta de compostaje) del Parque Tecnolgico de Valdemingmez.

Clique para acessar Las ventas de vehculos elctricos resisten este ao el golpe de la Covid-19 al mercado mundial de automviles - 02/07/2020

Se espera que la cantidad de vehculos elctricos en circulacin llegue a casi 10 millones este ao, ya que las ventas crecern este ao a pesar de la pandemia de la Covid-19, segn un nuevo informe de la Agencia Internacional de Energa.

Clique para acessar bp Statistical Review of World Energy 2020: un momento crucial - 02/07/2020

La edicin de este ao del informe Statistical Review of World Energy 2020 de bp, que recopila y analiza los datos de la energa en 2019, destaca las tendencias energticas mundiales que surgieron antes de la actual pandemia del Covid-19.

Clique para acessar Un centro de economa circular para transformar purines de las granjas en fertilizantes y biogs - 22/06/2020

La Xunta regar con 525 millones de euros la iniciativa que podra generar 820 empleos directos


Con fecha de hoy se ha publicado en el BOE el Real Decreto 553/2020 por el que se regula, clarifica e incrementa el control en el traslado de residuos en el interior del territorio espa&241ol, en desarrollo del artculo 25 de la Ley 22/2011, de 28 de julio, de residuos y suelos contaminados.

Clique para acessar Una nueva planta dar solucin a la deposicin final de residuos en Rocha por unos 70 aos - 22/06/2020

Los desechos se enfardarn y sern colocados en celdas a tres metros de profundidad.

Clique para acessar Buque transporta cargamento de 25 mil toneladas con biogs licuado - 22/06/2020

ESL Shipping, la principal compa&241a de transporte de cargas secas a granel en la regin del Bltico, anunci recientemente que su embarcacin m/s Viikki fue alimentada con biogs licuado renovable (LBG) al 100 en Raahe, Finlandia, para transportar mineral de hierro para la compa&241a sueca de acero SSAB.

Clique para acessar "Un ocano de plstico", nos muestra la dura realidad con los residuos - 15/06/2020

Un ocano de Plstico empez a rodarse en 2011 como un documental absolutamente diferente a lo que termin siendo. Craig Leeson, director de cine, periodista y amante de la naturaleza, se haba propuesto mostrarle al mundo la maravillosa ballena azul.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje, pese a los avances, es una asignatura pendiente en Espaa: slo recicla el 36 de los residuos - 15/06/2020

Cada vez hay ms empresas concienciadas con la sostenibilidad, pero an hay tarea: el Gobierno tambin se ha sumado lanzando la Estrategia Espaola de Economa Circular y el anteproyecto de ley de residuos.

Clique para acessar Las opciones que baraja el reciclaje en Chile ante la fuerte cada por el Covid - 11/06/2020

Cierre de puntos limpios y disminucin de hasta 40 a nivel industrial es el panorama de una actividad que iba en aumento, producto de cambios culturales y la nueva Ley de Reciclaje. Pero ya se estn generando iniciativas para que no se retroceda en lo ganado.

Clique para acessar Com biquni feSOS Hbitat lanz desafo Yo composto en casaito de lixo, Camila Queiroz diz: Quero incentivar aes como essa - 09/06/2020

Desde la asociacin civil SOS Hbitat lanzaron por estos das un desafo para hacer en casa en sintona con el aislamiento social que la pandemia impuso. Se trata de impulsar el compostaje.

Clique para acessar Impulsan la instalacin de una compostera municipal en el Mercado Central de Buenos Aires - 09/06/2020

La iniciativa cuenta con el apoyo de la cartera nacional de Ambiente, a cargo de Cabandi. Se estima que alrededor de 18.200 toneladas de residuos podran ser tratadas anualmente por sistemas de compostaje o biogs: unas 50 toneladas por da.

Clique para acessar Compostaje, una forma de practicar la responsabilidad ambiental - 09/06/2020

Soluciones como esta demuestran que todos, en menor o mayor medida, podemos hacer algo por el cuidado del planeta

Clique para acessar La basura de la pandemia infesta ya mar y tierra - 02/06/2020

La emergencia multiplica el uso de productos desechables y sanitarios, y aade un desafo ms a la contaminacin por plsticos y la economa circular

Clique para acessar Expertos avisan de que el elevado uso de material por la pandemia obliga a mejorar el reciclaje - 02/06/2020

Advierten del impacto que un rebrote tendra en el sector turstico y en la reputacin del territorio - La peticin de la fase 3 depender de la evolucin

Clique para acessar Los tapabocas que bota son ms que residuos - 02/06/2020

Si los cerca de tres millones de habitantes que tiene Medelln usaran tapabocas desechables diarios, siguiendo las medidas obligatorias al utilizar el transporte pblico desde el 6 de abril, se estaran utilizando cada mes ms de 75 millones.

Clique para acessar Mascarillas y guantes a la basura: &191a qu cubo y cmo debemos tirarlos en casa? - 02/06/2020

Siempre deben ir a la basura orgnica, tomando especiales precauciones y metindolos en tres bolsas si se trata de residuos que han usado personas en cuarentena o positivos de coronavirus

Clique para acessar Sigue el bloqueo de los recicladores y no habr recoleccin de residuos - 01/06/2020

Los trabajadores continan con la protesta en el acceso al basural. Tambin peligra el servicio de este viernes a la maana

Clique para acessar Todo lo que debe saber sobre residuos en tiempo de SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) - 01/06/2020

Lineamientos a tener en cuenta para la separacin, manejo, recoleccin en el servicio pblico de aseo y la gestin de los residuos slidos en el estado de emergencia generado por el SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19). (Ver Archivo)

Clique para acessar Gua para mejorar la calidad de los plsticos reciclados - 01/06/2020

La asociacin europea de recicladores plsticos, European Plastics Recyclers, informa de la actualizacin de la gua para la caracterizacin de residuos para mejorar la calidad de los plsticos reciclados.

Clique para acessar La Comisin Europea publica el estudio "Orientacin para la recogida selectiva de residuos municipales" - 01/06/2020

Con directrices para ayudar y facilitar a los Estados miembros la recogida selectiva de residuos

Clique para acessar Guantes y mascarillas al suelo: horas de uso, cientos de aos en desaparecer - 01/06/2020

Un grupo de quince voluntarios han retirado este sbado del muelle del Pors 145 kilos de residuos

Clique para acessar Piden que la economa circular lidere la recuperacin tras COVID-19 - 30/05/2020

Madrid.- La Confederacin Europea de Industrias de Reciclaje (EuRIC), la Federacin Europea de Gestin de Residuos y Servicios Ambientales (FEAD) y la Confederacin de Plantas de Valorizacin Energtica de Residuos Europeas (CEWEP) hicieron un llamado para que el Pacto Verde europeo y el nuevo Plan de Accin de Economa Circular lideren la recuperacin posterior al COVID-19.

Clique para acessar Josep Maria Tost: "Con la pandemia hemos generado menos residuos y reciclado ms" - 30/05/2020

Josep Maria Tost, director de la Agencia de Residuos de Catalunya, coordina los recursos que hacen posible sacarnos de encima once millones de toneladas anuales de desperdicios y residuos, de los cuales se intenta reciclar el mximo posible con el objetivo final de "residuos cero". "La economa ser circular o no ser" asegura con conviccin.

Clique para acessar Gua de buenas prcticas para el trabajo seguro de los recicladores de base en tiempos de COVID-19 - 29/05/2020

n el contexto de la emergencia generada por el COVID-19, las autoridades de la mayora de los pases de la regin priorizaron en una primera instancia la visin sanitarista en relacin a la gestin de residuos, declarando como esencial la recoleccin y disposicin de estos, y dejando transitoriamente en segundo plano -incluso en suspensin- las actividades de recuperacin y aprovechamiento de residuos reciclables.

Clique para acessar ONU - La gestin de residuos como servicio esencial en Amrica Latina y el Caribe - 28/05/2020

RESUMEN DE POLTICA Proporcionar una respuesta ambientalmente adecuada a la emergencia La gestin de residuos como sector clave para reconstruir mejor.

Clique para acessar Residuos de la pandemia se acumulan en Mxico - 21/05/2020

Los incineradores de desechos ya estn sobrecargados por el flujo de equipos de proteccin desechados y tejidos infecciosos que se generan en medio de la pandemia.

Clique para acessar Trabajan en el protocolo para reabrir las plantas de clasificacin de residuos - 21/05/2020

La situacin de los clasificadores es grave a raz de la pandemia por COVID-19.

Clique para acessar La labor del sector de los residuos es discreta, pero esencial en este momento - 21/05/2020

Garantizar la proteccin de los trabajadores y la operatividad del proceso son las mximas ante el covid, indica Javier Domnguez Lino, presidente de Sogama

Clique para acessar Valdemingmez trata hasta 588 toneladas de residuos sanitarios potencialmente infecciosos - 21/05/2020

El parque tecnolgico de Valdemingmez ha tratado hasta el momento 588 toneladas de residuos sanitarios de tipo 3, potencialmente infecciosos, ha informado el delegado de Medio Ambiente y Movilidad, Borja Carabante, en la comisin semipresencial del ramo, despus del "colapso" de las tres instalaciones especializadas para el tratamiento de estos residuos ubicadas en la Comunidad.

Clique para acessar Teresa Ribera: Economa circular es el pilar de la recuperacin econmica - 21/05/2020

La estrategia espaola de economa circular situar por debajo de los 10 millones de toneladas las emisiones de gases invernadero generados por residuos, de acuerdo a la vicepresidenta cuarta, Teresa Ribera.

Clique para acessar Hacer compost, una buena manera de transformar los residuos orgnicos - 21/05/2020

La comuna capitalina promueve la prctica del reciclaje en los hogares para ayudar al medio ambiente.

Clique para acessar Da del reciclaje: residuos electrnicos contaminarn planeta por hasta mil aos tras su vida til - 21/05/2020

Este domingo 17 de mayo se celebra a nivel internacional el Da del Reciclaje, motivo por el cual la Fundacin Chilenter, dedicada a la reutilizacin o reacondicionamiento de productos electrnicos, resalt la importancia de esta prctica con fines medioambientales.

Clique para acessar Menos capacidad de reciclar y ms consumo de plstico: los efectos del coronavirus en la basura espaola - 13/05/2020

La contencin de la covid-19 ha cambiado el modo en el que se gestionan los residuos espaoles, eliminando la separacin manual de las plantas de triaje, lo que limita las posibilidades de salvar una mayor cantidad de materiales para el reciclado.

Clique para acessar La cuarentena dispara el volumen de basura a cifras previas a la recogida selectiva - 13/05/2020

- Desde 2017 la tendencia era de reduccin de residuos orgnicos gracias al compostaje -Sin contagios en la plantilla del servicio

Clique para acessar Carbn activado a partir de residuos para su uso en sistemas de almacenamiento energtico y tratamiento de gases y agua - 13/05/2020

El proyecto CircularCarbn busca aplicar el concepto de economa circular a la obtencin de carbn activado a partir de residuos abundantes en la Comunitat Valenciana, usando al mismo tiempo fuentes de energa renovable en el proceso.

Clique para acessar Taller de Manualidades con Reciclaje - 13/05/2020

Coni Mihovilovic ensear, a travs de una clase online, diferentes manualidades con desechos para volver a utilizarlos, con el objetivo de disminuir la cantidad de basura que se deposita en el medio ambiente. Esta actividad ser todos los lunes a las 11:30 horas en el Instagram de la Direccin de Asuntos Estudiantiles (@daeuddstgo).

Clique para acessar Qu hacer con la fauna silvestre en sitios urbanos? - 11/05/2020

Afectacin del COVID-19 hace que la fauna silvestre retome espacios

Clique para acessar Emaseo pide a los quiteos reciclar cartn, plstico, papel, y reducir la produccin de desechos dos trabajadores fallecieron por covid-19 - 11/05/2020

Para proteger al personal que forma parte de los servicios prioritarios que no se han detenido durante la emergencia sanitaria, declarada el pasado 11 de marzo, Emaseo pide a los quiteos frenar su produccin de desechos slidos y separar el papel, cartn y plstico, guardarlo en casa y entregrselo posteriormente a los recicladores, que viven de estos materiales.

Clique para acessar La tradicin de Mazda en el uso de materiales reciclados - 11/05/2020

La marca japonesa lleva tres dcadas usando plstico reciclado en sus coches. El nuevo Mx-30 100 elctrico ser el mximo exponente de esta tradicin gracias al bioplstico.

Clique para acessar Ministerio del Ambiente aprueba protocolos para la reactivacin del servicio de reciclaje - 11/05/2020

El Ministerio del Ambiente define las actividades del servicio de reciclaje y establece medidas de prevencin para el personal que las desarrolla ante el coronavirus.

Clique para acessar La falta de reciclaje incrementa el precio de papel y cartn recuperados - 11/05/2020

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de orgnicos subi un 55 en el primer trimestre respecto al ao pasado - 11/05/2020

El Ayuntamiento de Castrilln simplificar los trmites para que los vecinos se hagan con la tarjeta de los contenedores marrones

Clique para acessar Cmo se realiza la recoleccin de residuos en la Antrtida? - 11/05/2020

Cientficos y militares cumplen funciones claves en el Continente Blanco, siempre respetando el entorno. Pero qu tratamiento reciben los residuos que se arrojan en las bases nacionales y en las extranjeras? existen acuerdos sobre este tema?

Clique para acessar Ha acumulado residuos reciclables en estos das? Desgase de ellos de manera responsable desde este fin de semana - 11/05/2020

Es posible que, con varias semanas de estar en casa, usted haya acumulado bastantes residuos reciclajes como botellas de refresco, latas, recipientes y botellas de champ, entre otros.

Clique para acessar Llaman a no reciclar mascarillas por peligro de contagio de Covid-19 - 10/05/2020

La presencia de mascarillas, guantes u otros insumos mdicos en puntos limpios representa un riesgo de contagio por Covid-19 para los recicladores de base que siguen trabajando.

Clique para acessar La formacin online despega por el confinamiento y la necesidad del reciclaje profesional, segn Cursos CCC - 10/05/2020

El confinamiento ha hecho posible el despegue de la formacin online. Cursos CCC, empresa especializada en educacin a distancia con ms de 40 aos de experiencia en el sector, desvela las claves de este fenmeno

Clique para acessar Aplausos especiales e instrumentos reciclados de La Msica del Reciclaje - 29/04/2020

El lutier de esta peculiar orquesta de Ecoembes, ha elaborado varios tutoriales para ensear a los ms pequeos cmo crear un aplaudidor a travs de materiales reciclados o instrumentos hechos de envases que podemos encontrar en nuestras casas.

Clique para acessar El reciclaje de envases de acero en Europa alcanza la cifra histrica del 82,5 - 29/04/2020

El reciclaje de envases de acero en Europa ha alcanzado un nuevo mximo histrico del 82,5, segn las cifras emitidas por APEAL, la Asociacin de Productores Europeos de Acero para Envases.

Clique para acessar Los romanos tambin inventaron el reciclaje: la basura de Pompeya lo demuestra - 29/04/2020

Un nuevo estudio realizado en la ciudad sepultada por la erupcin del Vesubio pone de manifiesto que en la Antigua Roma eran maestros en reciclar sus propios desechos

Clique para acessar Aimplas desarrolla procesos de reciclado basados en enzimas que degradan los plsticos un 70 - 29/04/2020

El proyecto Enzplast2 se centra en el uso de enzimas para diferentes aplicaciones en el sector del plstico para el desarrollo de nuevos procesos, ms sostenibles y alineados con una qumica verde

Clique para acessar Cada enfermo de coronavirus genera en promedio 2.2 kilos de residuos peligrosos diarios: Mxico acumula 300 toneladas por la pandemia - 29/04/2020

Los cubrebocas tienen una vida til de tres horas, pero tardan aos en degradarse

Clique para acessar As puedes hacer composta en botellas, ideal para espacios pequeos - 29/04/2020

La composta es un abono perfecto y muy nutritivo para tus plantas aprende a hacerla en botellas, cuantas veces quieras

Clique para acessar Reducir los residuos en cuarentena - 29/04/2020

El compost elaborado con restos orgnicos es una fuente de nutrientes para plantas y cultivos. Una alternativa que permitira reducir un 50 los residuos domiciliarios urbanos.

Clique para acessar Darn un taller para aprender compostaje va Zoom - 29/04/2020

El Municipio de San Isidro y la Fundacin Regenerar ensearn qu hacer con residuos orgnicos y hmedos en poca de cuarentena.

Clique para acessar Seis cursos online de maestra en compostaje - 29/04/2020

Amigos de la Tierra organiza seis cursos de maestra en compostaje, ahora en formato online debido a la crisis sanitaria, a travs de los cuales se crearn puestos de empleo en diferentes municipios de Galicia y la Comunidad de Madrid.

Clique para acessar Gran tiradero de basura y cacharros a un costado del arroyo Los Limones tiene ms de 4 aos - 29/04/2020

San Jos del Cabo.- En un recorrido realizado por el equipo de CPS Noticias por la cabecera municipal se detect un gran tiradero de basura domstica as como cacharros y ramas a un costado del arroyo Los Limones, como referencia a espaldas de la colonia San Bernab, mismo tiradero que tiene ms de 4 aos, as lo seal el ciudadano Armando Prez:

Clique para acessar Para los chicos Huerta en familia: cmo hacer compost desde cero y organizar semillas - 29/04/2020

Hacer abono es una manera de volver a conectar con la tierra y lo natural sin salir de casa.

Clique para acessar Barcelona lanza un plan de choque en los barrios ms castigados por el coronavirus - 21/04/2020

Se intensificar la presencia de la Urbana y se reforzar la informacin sobre limpieza, proteccin y confinamiento


Todos sabemos ahora que mantener nuestras manos limpias es una de las formas ms efectivas de evitar el contagio por coronavirus. Pero, qu sucede cuando tu trabajo consiste en ensuciarte las manos?

Clique para acessar El 90 de espaoles considera que reciclar es importante para el medio ambiente - 08/03/2020

De acuerdo con el Barmetro Social IPSOS, realizado con motivo de la conmemoracin del Da Mundial del Medio Ambiente, que tuvo lugar el pasado 5 de junio, 9 de cada 10 espaoles considera que el reciclaje es importante para el entorno, y slo el 5 manifiesta no segregar residuo alguno.

Clique para acessar Cientficos producen bioplsticos a partir de residuos agroindustriales - 08/03/2020

A partir de materiales que se desechan en industrias, un grupo de cientficos de distintos pases de Sudamrica y Europa logr obtener bioplsticos, productos completamente biodegradables que permitirn reemplazar las materias primas derivadas del petrleo.

Clique para acessar Convenio permite transformar prendas de ropa en combustible alternativo - 08/03/2020

La alianza de Coactiva y Coaniquem permite dar disposicin final a las prendas de ropa y accesorios que no han podido ser vendidos en las tiendas solidarias Coaniquem store, a travs de su co-procesamiento.

Clique para acessar El plstico y nuestra cultura ambiental - 08/03/2020

A partir del primero de enero de este ao entr en efecto en esta metrpoli la normativa de poner fin al uso de las bolsas de plstico en establecimientos comerciales y otros sectores, causando sorpresa y molestia a no pocos regios, acostumbrados a esa facilidad para el manejo de las compras cotidianas.

Clique para acessar Alemania construir una fbrica robotizada para reciclar bateras y motores de coches elctricos - 08/03/2020

A travs del proyecto DeMoBat, financiado por el gobierno alemn, su industria del automvil busca automatizar los procesos de reutilizacin y reciclaje de los componentes de las bateras de traccin y de los motores de los coches elctricos.

Clique para acessar BASF, Fortum y Norilsk Nickel van por proyecto de reciclaje de bateras - 08/03/2020

Varias empresas en Europa se estn preparando para procesar las bateras de los coches elctricos una vez que lleguen al final de su vida til.

Clique para acessar Veto inviabiliza Lei de Incentivo Reciclagem - 19/12/2021

No ltimo dia 8 de dezembro, foi sancionada pelo presidente Jair Bolsonaro a Lei Federal 14.260/2021, que institui a Lei de Incentivo Reciclagem. A medida fruto de uma srie de audincias, por todo o Brasil, em que foram colhidas as principais reivindicaes do setor.

Clique para acessar Empresa canadense negocia parcerias para uso do ‘plstico social‘ no Brasil - 18/12/2021

Plastic Bank, que faz a ponte entre coletores e empresas de reciclagem, atua em trs estados e se prepara para chegar s regies Nordeste e Sul

Clique para acessar Horta de 24 km gera renda e alimenta famlias em Sete Lagoas (MG) - 18/12/2021

Um projeto que acumula sete hortas comunitrias est gerando renda para 320 famlias em Sete Lagoas, Minas Gerais. O programa criado pela prefeitura da cidade h 40 anos rene 24 quilmetros de plantio de hortalias e leguminosas orgnicas.

Clique para acessar Kimberly-Clark lana programa de reciclagem de fraldas - 18/12/2021

O Brasil vende 250 fraldas descartveis por segundo e a maior parte disso vai direto para os aterros sanitrios onde vo ficar por at 500 anos.

Clique para acessar Portos do Paran apresenta projeto de composteira em escola da Ilha do Mel - 18/12/2021

A compostagem controlada no gera o transporte de resduos orgnicos para aterros sanitrios, diminuindo o volume de resduos que chegam a esses locais.

Clique para acessar Catadores de cooperativas mineiras comemoram pagamento do Bolsa Reciclagem - 18/12/2021

Governador recebeu trabalhadores do setor para conversa durante caf da manh na Cidade Administrativa

Clique para acessar Em Campinas lixo vai virar energia - 18/12/2021

Lixes e aterros sanitrios so problemas ambientais porque emitem gs metano, um importante gs de efeito estufa que contribui para o aquecimento global.

Clique para acessar Bought by Delhi govt 2 years ago, 5 composting machines yet to become functional - 18/12/2021

Gopal Mohan, advisor to the Chief Minister, said: Many projects were delayed during the pandemic. The NDMC has given space now and the PWD will start installation work in the next three-four days.

Clique para acessar Como fazer composto em casa para cultivar suas plantas? 4 passos simples - 18/12/2021

Voc certamente j ouviu falar sobre compostagem. O composto a mistura de diferentes materiais orgnicos que, aps um tratamento simples e natural, se transforma em um excelente fertilizante para suas plantas.

Clique para acessar Ribeiro quer gesto do lixo junto com municpios da regioRibeiro quer gesto do lixo junto com municpios da regio - 18/12/2021

Municpios da regio de Ribeiro Preto analisam o modelo de gerenciamento do lixo adotado na Frana

Clique para acessar Projeto de lei que cria taxa do lixo aprovado em Promisso - 18/12/2021

Aps aprovao na Cmara de Vereadores, prefeito precisa sancionar a medida, que entrar em vigor aps 90 dias de sua publicao prefeitura diz que taxa exigncia legal.

Clique para acessar Que tal um telhado feito de plstico reciclado com pastilhas de grafeno para gerar energia? Essa a aposta da Telite - 18/12/2021

Comendador Levy Gasparian um municpio fluminense de apenas 8 500 habitantes, a 140 quilmetros da capital do estado e quase na divisa com Minas Gerais.

Clique para acessar Somos uma eterna start up. Pivotamos o tempo todo - 09/12/2021

O mercado de reciclagem no Rio de Janeiro no para amadores. E quem est frente da gesto de muitas cooperativas so mulheres empreendedoras. No contexto da pandemia, em especial, preciso se adaptar, experimentar novos processos, arriscar-se para gerar mais negcios. Vamos conhecer mais uma histria de mulheres inspiradoras que lutam pela valorizao do servio ambiental prestados pelos catadores.

Clique para acessar Economia circular uma realidade crescente na indstria brasileira - 09/12/2021

Levantamento mostra que sete em cada dez companhias j adotam iniciativas para fazer um melhor uso dos recursos naturais. A JBS uma delas

Clique para acessar Nespresso expande programa de coleta de cpsulas - 06/09/2021

A Nespresso expande a soluo de reciclagem Entrega Verde para a cidade de Porto Alegre. Desde 2016, a Entrega Verde uma alternativa para clientes Nespresso em So Paulo e no Rio de Janeiro e, a partir de 2021, passa a oferecer o servio tambm em 12 bairros de Porto Alegre. So eles: Azenha, Bela Vista, Centro Histrico, Cidade Baixa, Floresta, Moinhos de Vento, Navegantes, Passo da Areia, Petrpolis, Praia de Belas, Santa Maria Goretti e Santa Tereza.

Clique para acessar Mais de um sexto de toda comida produzida vai para o lixo, diz relatrio - 06/09/2021

Mais de um sexto de toda comida produzida em 2019 foi desperdiada, revelou um relatrio publicado nesta semana pelo Programa das Naes Unidas para o Meio Ambiente (PNUMA) e pela a instituio de caridade pr-sustentabilidade WRAP, do Reino Unido.

Clique para acessar Comisso de Meio Ambiente d parecer favorvel a projeto de reciclagem de resduos orgnicos - 06/09/2021

A Comisso de Meio Ambiente analisou trs itens na reunio de quarta-feira, 3 de maro. Destaque para o parecer favorvel ao projeto de autoria do presidente da Comisso, o vereador Edmilson Souza (PSOL). A medida cria um programa de reciclagem de resduos slidos orgnicos em Guarulhos. O autor da proposta resumiu o contedo do projeto.

Clique para acessar Projeto sobre crditos plsticos avana com o apoio do Banco Mundial - 13/06/2021

O Banco Mundial, atravs do IFC, est financiando um projeto de circularidade de plsticos no Brasil, Chile e Peru. A BVRio parceira do consrcio internacional sob a liderana conjunta da Fundacin Chile (FCh) e do Programa de Ao de Resduos e Recursos (WRAP).

Clique para acessar Lixo pode virar matria-prima para novo biocombustvel - 07/06/2021

Produtores de biogs esto debatendo a possibilidade de criar uma alternativa de combustvel renovvel a partir de aterros sanitrios e resduos orgnicos: o biometano.

Clique para acessar Hortas e fazendas verticais mudam zona urbana - 07/06/2021

Iniciativas valorizam plantio orgnico e incentivam comunidades carentes a cultivar hortalias

Clique para acessar Voc sabe a diferena entre o PGRS e o PGRSS? - 06/06/2021

De incio precisamos entender as siglas. PGRS quer dizer Plano de Gerenciamento de Resduos Slidos, j PGRSS significa Plano de Gerenciamento de Resduos de Servios de Sade.

Clique para acessar Apenas 39 dos resduos domsticos gerados no DF tm reciclagem como destino - 06/06/2021

Dados do Servio de Limpeza Urbana (SLU) mostram que s uma parte do lixo produzido na capital federal recebe a destinao correta, o que impacta, alm da natureza, a qualidade de vida dos brasilienses. Conscientizao e criao de aes ecolgicas ainda so desafios

Clique para acessar Rio receber a Rio+30 Cidades em 2022, nos moldes da Rio+20 - 06/06/2021

Evento no prximo ano ir discutir as mudanas climticas mundiais nos grandes centros urbanos. Prefeitura lanou neste sbado o Plano de Desenvolvimento Sustentvel (PDS)

Clique para acessar Floripa avana para a coleta porta a porta em quatro fraes - 06/06/2021

Capital corre para alcanar metas lixo zero 2030. Seletiva flex, com coleta exclusiva de vidro e orgnicos, vai atender 20 mil usurios no Itacorubi

Clique para acessar Lixo mal descartado em aterros e lixes cresce 16 em uma dcada - 06/06/2021

Quase 30 milhes de toneladas de lixo ainda so descartadas da forma errada, realidade que deve demorar 55 anos para mudar

Clique para acessar Lixo orgnico o alvo da vez na reciclagem - 06/06/2021

Compostagem de resduos orgnicos ganha fora com coleta domiciliar

Clique para acessar RN o pior estado do Nordeste em destinao de resduos - 06/06/2021

Com ndice acima de mdia, 93 dos municpios do RN descartam lixo de forma incorreta

Clique para acessar Acordos pem fim a 136 aes e gigantes vo recolher 22 das embalagens em MS - 06/06/2021

A exigncia abrange da latinha de refrigerante caixa de sabo em p

Clique para acessar Biden paga fbricas de baterias s com reciclagem - 06/06/2021

O novo Presidente dos EUA est apostado em liderar a indstria dos veculos elctricos, em que vai investir 174 mil milhes de dlares. Mas as fbricas de baterias s recebem caso reciclem.

Clique para acessar Brasil produz mais de 15 mil toneladas de resduos de medicamentos por ano - 06/06/2021

Estudo indica que 85 dos locais na regio Centro Oeste, fazem o descarte destes resduos de maneira incorreta.

Clique para acessar Portugueses so dos europeus que consomem menos energia e fazem menos lixo - 06/06/2021

Segundo estatsticas divulgadas hoje pelo Pordata, que passa a ter um captulo sobre "Ambiente, Energia e Territrio", Portugal "o segundo pas da Unio Europeia cujas famlias consomem menos energia final ‘per capita‘", com 281 quilogramas equivalentes de petrleo, cerca de metade da mdia da Unio Europeia (551) e muito abaixo dos que mais consomem, os finlandeses (1.020).

Clique para acessar Mito da reciclagem infinita aumenta acmulo de lixo no planeta - 06/06/2021

Reciclagem a soluo para tanto plstico, metal, roupa? A resposta no to simples: esta ferramenta se tornou o pretexto ideal para a dinmica do consumo se perpetuar, sob a iluso de que, se ser reciclado depois, est tudo bem.

Clique para acessar Reciclar transformar resduos orgnicos em novos produtos - 06/06/2021

Um dos principais problemas enfrentados pelas cidades dar um destino adequado para os resduos gerados nas residncias, que muitas vezes esto sendo descartados incorretamente, trazendo uma srie de consequncias indesejveis.

Clique para acessar Conhea os benefcios da minhoca californiana no processo de compostagem - 06/06/2021

A compostagem vem ganhando destaque em Venncio Aires e cada vez mais a popula&227o vem demonstrando o interesse em transformar os resduos orgnicos em adubo.

Clique para acessar Veja como retirar gratuitamente composto orgnico produzido a partir de resduos de feiras livres em SP - 06/06/2021

O composto utilizado como adubo no servio de jardinagem em praas e reas verdes da capital e tambm distribudo populao. Reduzir a quantidade de materiais orgnicos enviados a aterros sanitrios parte de compromissos assumidos pela prefeitura para reduzir emisso de carbono.

Clique para acessar Banco da Amaznia abre edital de credenciamento para associaes e cooperativas de resduos slidos - 06/06/2021

A iniciativa vem do programa de gesto ambiental, que promove a reeducao sustentvel e apoia associaes e cooperativas de catadores

Clique para acessar Professor do Paran ensina a transformar lixo orgnico em adubo - 06/06/2021

Doutor em cincia do solo ensina a fazer compostagem composteira pode ser comprada, feita com baldes ou direto na terra.

Clique para acessar Tarifa mensal no cobre os gastos com o tratamento do lixo na maioria dos municpios - 06/06/2021

Subsidiao do servio por parte das autarquias aumentou ligeiramente e j ia em cerca de 75 milhes de euros, em 2019. Despesa municipal com o servio vai aumentar substancialmente j em 2021.

Clique para acessar Sensores, novos ecopontos na rua e recolhas em casa alguns exemplos do que est a mudar na recolha de lixo - 06/06/2021

Em Albufeira e Caminha, sensores nos contentores vo ajudar a optimizar rotas dos camies. No Porto, vai surgir um novo contentor na rua para os biorresduos, acessvel apenas com um carto electrnico.

Clique para acessar Renda que vem do lixo: ao de reciclagem beneficia 200 catadores na capital - 06/06/2021

Um dos setores afetados pelo cancelamento do Carnaval 2021 foi o da reciclagem. Os cooperados tm os dias de folia como um momento para ganhar uma renda extra, mas este ano no tiveram essa chance.

Clique para acessar Brother apresenta soluo de reciclagem que reduz a utilizao de plstico em toda a Europa - 06/06/2021

A fabricante de impressoras, tem vindo a trabalhar desde 2004, no desenvolvimento de servios que facilitam a recolha e a reutilizao de toners no final do seu ciclo de vida til.

Clique para acessar Tetra Pak introduz polmeros reciclados certificados nas suas embalagens - 06/06/2021

A Tetra Pak anuncia hoje, 22 de Fevereiro, a introduo de polmeros reciclados certificados nas suas embalagens, tornando-se a primeira empresa do sector alimentar e de bebidas a receber esta certificao de produtos avanados da Mesa Redonda sobre Biomateriais Sustentveis (RSB).

Clique para acessar Como reciclar seus resduos plsticos e lucrar com isso - 06/06/2021

Pesquisador explica a tcnica para usar impressoras 3D e granuladores de resduos para criar produtos com o material que seria descartado

Clique para acessar Desde 2017 encontra-se em operao no municpio de Pilar, estado de Alagoas, o sistema de tratamento de chorume fornecido pela AST para a empresa Alagoas Ambiental. - 19/05/2021

A unidade de tratamento com tecnologia Osmose Reversa atende com alguma folga a demanda local de tratamento do efluente e o padro de descarga integralmente cumprido em termos de normativas ambientais.

Clique para acessar At 2025, China quer reutilizar 60 do lixo domstico - 14/05/2021

Crescimento de populao consumidora e de aterros sanitrios em torno das grades cidades tornaram-se problema no pas

Clique para acessar Reciclagem de latas de alumnio bate recorde no Brasil em 2020 - 02/05/2021

Marca de 390 mil toneladas alcanada aps medida do programa Lixo Zero.

Clique para acessar Coleta de resduos verdes passa por cinco bairros de Florianpolis at sexta-feira - 15/03/2021

Servio atender moradores do Carianos, Rio Vermelho, Barra da Lagoa, Costeira do Pirajuba e Jos Mendes

Clique para acessar Arquitetos de Hong Kong transformam resduos plsticos em mobilirio urbano para combater a poluio - 15/03/2021

O rio Shing Mun em Sha Tin, uma cidade residencial em Hong Kong, luta contra a poluio do lixo plstico h anos. Os resduos domsticos que no so reciclados de forma adequada vo parar em aterros ou a boiar no rio.

Clique para acessar Garis de SP querem ser includos em grupo prioritrio da vacinao contra a Covid-19 - 15/03/2021

Sindicato j procurou o Governo de SP e a Secretaria Municipal de Sade para pedir a incluso desses profissionais

Clique para acessar Artesanato com garrafas de cerveja vazias: veja 4 sugestes - 15/03/2021

Algumas ideias de artesanato para fazer com garrafas de cerveja vazias.

Clique para acessar Congresso Nacional aprova projeto que cria Poltica Nacional de Pagamento por Servios Ambientais - 15/01/2021

Texto, que traz maior segurana jurdica para a continuidade de projetos de PSA, fruto de raro consenso entre setores ligados proteo ambiental e ao agronegcio

Clique para acessar Fux mantm determinao para que municpio de Lagoa Santa/GO remova lixo de aterro irregular - 08/01/2021

Ministro considerou os fortes indcios de dano ao ecossistema ocasionado pelo terreno, com possveis prejuzos irreparveis s margens dos crregos da regio.

Clique para acessar Praia de So Conrado tem ‘tsunami de plstico‘ e gera repercusso mundial - 08/01/2021

As fortes chuvas de sbado revelaram uma triste realidade na Praia de So Conrado, no Rio de Janeiro. Uma enorme quantidade de lixo ficou acumulada na areia e foi levada pelo mar, aumentando a poluio do meio ambiente.

Clique para acessar DF ter marco regulatrio para tratamento de resduos - 08/01/2021

Proposta vai permitir instalao de usinas de produo de biogs/biometano, por meio de PPP

Clique para acessar Pandemia intensifica problema do descarte de plsticos - 07/01/2021

Entrega de alimentos em casa e uso de mscaras esto entre os motivos

Clique para acessar MG: Destinao correta dos resduos slidos meta do Consrcio Municipal de Desenvolvimento Regional - 07/01/2021

A unio de municpios mineiros acordou a primeira concesso comum de resduos slidos urbanos, para explorao e prestao de servios de coleta, tratamento e destinao correta dos lixos domiciliares

Clique para acessar UFPE probe uso e comercializao das embalagens de plsticos nas dependncias acadmicas - 07/01/2021

O prazo para adequao de todos os editais de licitao e os contratos administrativos decorrentes deles ser de 180 dias

Clique para acessar Ministrio do Meio Ambiente MMA regulamenta o uso obrigatrio da nova plataforma para o MTR nacional a partir de 01/01/2021 - 17/12/2020

Foi publicada no Dirio Oficial da Unio (DOU), uma Portaria MMA n 280/2020 , que regulamenta o Sistema de Manifesto de Transporte de Resduos MTR Online e disponvel sobre a obrigatoriedade de utilizao do Sistema em todo o territrio nacional, por todos os geradores obrigados pela Lei n 12.305 / 2010 elaborao dos planos de gerenciamento de resduos slidos.

Clique para acessar A logstica reversa e o novo desafio das indstrias farmacuticas - 17/12/2020

Apesar de a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (PNRS) ter diversos benefcios e objetivos que valem ser ressaltados, foi encontrado uma lacuna na lei: a PNRS no prev a logstica reversa de medicamentos vencidos ou em desuso.

Clique para acessar Cai nmero de municpios que enviam resduos a lixes, diz associao - 17/12/2020

Descarte incorreto de resduos caiu de 3,2 mil para 2,7 mil cidades

Clique para acessar Nota Pblica orienta sobre os Consrcios Municipais de Resduos Slidos do Cear - 17/12/2020

Procurando ampliar aes que permitam aos 184 municpios praticarem uma gesto mais eficiente, de acordo com a habilidade funcional de cada um, o Governo do Estado por meio da Secretaria do Meio Ambiente (SEMA) est implementando a Poltica Estadual de Resduos Slidos (Lei N 16.032, de 2016).

Clique para acessar Como usar o cdigo de cores para os resduos? - 17/12/2020

A resoluo CONAMA n275/2001 prope o cdigo de cores para os diferentes tipos de resduos. Esses cdigos precisam ser adotados na identificao de transportadores e coletores, alm de serem usados nas campanhas informativas para a coleta seletiva.

Clique para acessar Saneamento ambiental e resduos slidos em unidade de conservao - 17/12/2020

Este artigo tem por objetivo contribuir para a reflexo sobre a problemtica do saneamento ambiental, com foco nos resduos slidos em unidades de conservao, a partir de pesquisa sobre o Parque Estadual Morro do Diabo (PEMD), localizado no municpio de Teodoro Sampaio, So Paulo, realizada em 2012e 2013, com informaes atualizadas em2020.

Clique para acessar Diagnstico do manejo de Resduos Slidos Urbanos - 2019 - 17/12/2020

A Secretaria Nacional de Saneamento (SNS) do Ministrio do Desenvolvimento Regional (MDR) apresenta a dcima oitava edio do Diagnstico do Manejo de Resduos Slidos Urbanos do SNIS, ano de referncia 2019. O diagnstico elaborado com base nas informaes fornecidas pelos prestadores dos servios pblicos de limpeza urbana e manejo de resduos slidos urbanos dos municpios, que participaram da coleta de dados do ano de 2020, com ano de referncia 2019.

Clique para acessar Lanamento do SIGOR Sistema Estadual de Gerenciamento Online de Resduos Slidos Mdulo MTR Manifesto de Transporte de Resduos - 17/12/2020

No dia 16 de dezembro, s 10h, aconteceu o Lanamento do SIGOR Sistema Estadual de Gerenciamento Online de Resduos Slidos Mdulo MTR Manifesto de Transporte de Resduos.

Clique para acessar Innova investe R 220 milhes em planta de gerao de energia e vapor - 17/12/2020

A empresa petroqumica Innova, que possui unidade de fabricao de resinas no polo de Triunfo, est finalizando uma central de gerao de vapor e energia que entrar em operao comercial em maro de 2021. Nesta tera-feira (15), a Agncia Nacional de Energia Eltrica (Aneel) concedeu a autorizao para a Innova explorar a usina em Triunfo. O investimento nesse complexo ser de aproximadamente R 220 milhes.

Clique para acessar Taxa de lixo ser novamente cobrada junto com fatura de gua em Cricima - 17/12/2020

Tributo, que estava sendo cobrado no boleto do IPTU, voltou para a fatura da Casan

Clique para acessar Inqurito revela que portugueses mais preocupados com problemas ambientais - 17/12/2020

Um inqurito revela que os portugueses esto mais preocupados com o ambiente do que estavam h 10 anos. Nove em cada dez indivduos admitem reciclar embalagens.

Clique para acessar Flvio Dino sanciona lei que cria auxlio emergencial de R 400,00 para catadores de resduos slidos - 17/12/2020

Com o objetivo de proteger o meio ambiente e uma forma de alcanar socialmente os catadores de resduos slidos, o governador Flvio Dino sancionou a lei que cria o auxlio emergencial estadual no valor de R 400,00 para os catadores de materiais reciclveis no Maranho. O auxlio vlido enquanto durar a pandemia do coronavrus.

Clique para acessar Pela defesa dos oceanos, Natura firma parceria com famlia Schurmann - 17/12/2020

A misso comea em agosto de 2021 e busca conscientizar sobre o problema dos resduos plsticos nos oceanos

Clique para acessar OEOO Rio organiza grande ao coletiva de coleta de resduos na Baa de Guanabara - 17/12/2020

A ao contar com mais de 160 pescadores artesanais e 100 voluntrios atuantes em projetos parceiros para recolher, em terra e no mar, mais de 20 toneladas de resduos em um nico dia

Clique para acessar Prefeitura lana consulta pblica para PPP na rea de resduos slidos - 17/12/2020

A Prefeitura de Teresina abriu, nesta tera-feira (15), a consulta pblica para a Parceria Pblico-Privada (PPP) de Resduos Slidos. O objetivo do projeto adequar o setor na cidade s determinaes da Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos e dar um melhor tratamento ao lixo domiciliar urbano e rural coletado na capital.

Clique para acessar FGV e Abren formatam MBA sobre recuperao e tratamento de resduos - 17/12/2020

Demanda surge diante das condies criadas pelo novo marco legal do saneamento (Lei n 14.026/2020)

Clique para acessar Destinao inadequada de lixo cresce 16 em uma dcada - 17/12/2020

Dados so do Panorama dos Resduos Slidos do Brasil 2020

Clique para acessar China fecha definitivamente suas fronteiras ao lixo de outros pases - 17/12/2020

Pas, que durante dcadas foi o gigante mundial na recepo de resduos para tratamento, finaliza processo de trs anos para proteger seu meio ambiente e sua sade pblica

Clique para acessar Catadores recuperam brinquedos - 17/12/2020

Gesto de solidariedade em Tupi Paulista.

Clique para acessar Logstica reversa de medicamentos entra em vigor - 17/12/2020

Comeou a vigorar em dezembro o decreto federal n 10.388, que instituiu o sistema de logstica reversa de medicamentos.

Clique para acessar Clima: 5 anos do acordo de Paris - 17/12/2020

A vigsima primeira reunio da ONU sobre mudanas climticas, a COP-21, realizada em dezembro de 2015, terminou com o chamado Acordo de Paris, festejado na poca como um grande avano no combate ao aquecimento global, embora tenha sido criticado pelos cientistas como insuficiente

Clique para acessar Cai nmero de municpios que enviam resduos a lixes - 17/12/2020

Descarte incorreto foi de 3,2 mil para 2,7 mil cidades, segundo Associao Brasileira de Empresas de Tratamento de Resduos e Efluentes

Clique para acessar Falta de saneamento bsico pode causar danos ambientais irreparveis - 17/12/2020

Servios essenciais so determinantes na preservao da natureza

Clique para acessar Profundas fissuras sociais colocam as pessoas e o planeta em risco de coliso, segundo relatrio do PNUD - 17/12/2020

Nova York, 15 de dezembro de 2020 - A pandemia da COVID-19 a crise mais recente do mundo, mas no ser a ltima, a menos que ns, humanos, moderemos as presses que exercemos sobre o planeta. o que afirma o relatrio lanado hoje pelo Programa das Naes Unidas para o Desenvolvimento (PNUD).

Clique para acessar Senado aprova nova Lei de Licitaes - 11/12/2020

Em sesso remota nesta quinta-feira (10), o Plenrio do Senado aprovou o Projeto de Lei (PL) 4.253/2020, que cria um novo marco legal para substituir a Lei das Licitaes (Lei 8.666/1993), a Lei do Prego(Lei 10.520/2002) e o Regime Diferenciado de Contrataes (RDC -Lei 12.462/11), alm de agregar temas relacionados.O texto, relatado pelo senador Antonio Anastasia (PSD-MG), vai agora sano do presidente da Repblica. Fonte: Agncia Senado

Clique para acessar Maria Beata: os cinzeiros portteis portugueses que vo acabar com as beatas no cho - 07/12/2020

A marca portuguesa chegou ao mercado a 17 de novembro com trs caixinhas que pode levar para todo o lado.

Clique para acessar Com trs meses de atraso no pagamento, aterro sanitrio se recusa a receber lixo de Cabo Frio - 07/12/2020

Mais uma vez Cabo Frio enfrenta problemas com a coleta de lixo. No incio do ms de novembro, s vsperas das eleies municipal, o lixo estava espalhado pela cidade por conta de uma paralisao dos coletores, que estavam com os salrios atrasados.

Clique para acessar Consumo de plsticos explode na pandemia e Brasil recicla menos de 2 do material - 07/12/2020

Com o avano do delivery de alimentos e do comrcio eletrnico, alm do maior uso de material hospitalar descartvel como mscaras e luvas, o consumo de plsticos explodiu durante a pandemia do coronavrus.

Clique para acessar Voc sabe como fazer adubo caseiro: confira o passo a passo - 07/12/2020

Voc pode ter suas plantas e flores em casa florindo cada dia mais, utilizando os nutrientes corretos. Por isso, hoje 05/12 no FolhaGo, voc vai aprender como preparar o adubo caseiro incrvel e fcil de fazer.

Clique para acessar Lixo clandestino fechado no municpio Saquarema, RJ - 07/12/2020

Uma operao integrada com objetivo de combater o despejo irregular de resduos foi realizada no municpio de Saquarema, Regio dos Lagos do Estado do Rio de Janeiro. A ao foi executada pela Secretaria de estado do Ambiente e Sustentabilidade, por meio da Superintendncia Integrada de Combate aos Crimes Ambientais e o Instituto Estadual do Ambiente (Inea).

Clique para acessar Voc sabe como se recicla uma geladeira? - 07/12/2020

O descarte incorreto de freezers e refrigeradores domsticos pode causar danos irreversveis natureza, uma vez que esses aparelhos contm gases nocivos camada de oznio e agravantes do aquecimento global, alm de metais pesados, como o mercrio.

Clique para acessar Lisboa j tem os primeiros ecopontos para o lixo orgnico e at 2023 chegam a toda a cidade - 07/12/2020

A promessa da Cmara de Lisboa, que quer ver os resduos orgnicos a ganharem nova vida. Todos os restos de comida, e tambm saquetas de ch e guardanapos, devem ser depositados neste novo contentor castanho.

Clique para acessar Equipamento que transforma lixo orgnico em gs de cozinha realidade em Bauru - 07/12/2020

Um equipamento capaz de transformar lixo orgnico em gs de cozinha. O sistema, com tecnologia importada de Israel, cria um eco-ciclo 100 sustentvel e j realidade em Bauru.

Clique para acessar Embaixada da Itlia quer certificao de lixo zero at maro de 2021 - 07/12/2020

Embaixador Francesco Azzarello assinou compromisso para obter o ttulo concedido pelo Instituto Lixo Zero

Clique para acessar Aterro Sanitrio Seropdica, regio metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro - 07/12/2020

Desde novembro de 2019 se encontra em operao a maior planta de tratamento de chorume com tecnologia Osmose Reversa do mundo, instalada no aterro sanitrio de Seropdica que atende a regio metropolitana do Rio de Janeiro.

Clique para acessar Produo global de plstico pode crescer 50 at 2025 - 07/12/2020

Caso nada seja feito, o planeta poder atingir, j em 2025, mais de 600 milhes de toneladas de plsticos produzidos anualmente, um aumento de 50 na produo atual.

Clique para acessar Consumo de plsticos explode na pandemia e Brasil recicla menos de 2 do material - 07/12/2020

Com o avano do delivery de alimentos e do comrcio eletrnico, alm do maior uso de material hospitalar descartvel como mscaras e luvas, o consumo de plsticos explodiu durante a pandemia do coronavrus.

Clique para acessar Como inserir uma empresa na economia circular? - 06/12/2020

Um dos maiores desafios globais do sculo XXI balancear os constantes econmicos das naes ao mesmo passo que as atividades humanas precisam se tornar menos agressivas ao planeta.

Clique para acessar Cumprimento da nova Lei do Saneamento ser um dos principais desafios dos novos prefeitos - 06/12/2020

Jurista chama ateno para a nova legislao que exige que at o dia 31 de maro de 2033 pelo menos 90 da populao brasileira tenha acesso gua potvel e ao tratamento e coleta de esgoto

Clique para acessar Prdio sustentvel construdo em Itabuna, na Bahia, com 40 contineres e sem gasto de gua: ‘Menos 10 de resduos‘ - 06/12/2020

Imvel tem cinco andares e 2 mil metros quadrados. Obra foi concluda em 6 meses.

Clique para acessar Reciclagem? "Temos longo caminho a percorrer". Electro vai "dar a mo" - 06/12/2020

O Electro levou a cabo a campanha ‘No vamos fechar os olhos ao Planeta‘, que pretendeu alertar para a necessidade de combater o lixo invisvel.

Clique para acessar Prevenir sempre melhor do que remediar - 06/12/2020

Os mais recentes resultados de recolha seletiva de embalagens, com um aumento de 5 registado entre janeiro e julho de 2020 face ao perodo homlogo, demonstram que os portugueses esto cada vez mais conscientes da importncia do seu papel no processo de reciclagem e procuram faz-lo com maior frequncia e prontido.

Clique para acessar Cientistas rastreiam dejetos plsticos por satlite para limpar oceanos - 06/12/2020

Todos os anos, toneladas de resduos plsticos das ruas de Jacarta vo parar nas praias de Bali, ou no Oceano ndico. Agora, os cientistas recorrem a satlites para monitorar esse lixo e colet-lo com mais eficincia.

Clique para acessar 14 Seminrio Nacional de Resduos Slidos: inscries abertas! - 06/12/2020

O Seminrio Nacional de Resduos Slidos uma realizao da ABES, promovido pela Cmara Temtica de Resduos Slidos. A 14 edio, inicialmente prevista para julho de 2020, em Belo Horizonte, foi transferida para maro de 2021 e ser realizada na modalidade online, em funo das medidas protetivas em relao pandemia da COVID-19, incorporando algumas inovaes.

Clique para acessar Braskem investe R 67 milhes em linha de reciclagem com tecnologia alem - 06/12/2020

Iniciativa fruto da parceria com a Valoren, empresa desenvolvedora e operadora de tecnologias para a transformao de resduos, para produo de resina reciclada com alta qualidade

Clique para acessar Projeto arrecada lixo eletrnico para converter valor da reciclagem em doao de alimentos, em Goinia - 06/12/2020

Entre os itens que podem ser entregues esto celulares, computadores e cmeras. Material para descarte pode ser deixado em oito locais da cidade veja endereos.

Clique para acessar A cobrana de taxa de coleta de lixo na fatura de gua ilegal - 06/12/2020

A 3 Cmara Cvel do TJMS considerou ilegal a cobrana realizada pelo municpio de Terenos da taxa de lixo em conjunto com a fatura de gua/esgoto. Para a turma colegiada, realizar a cobrana dessa forma condicionar o fornecimento de gua ao pagamento da taxa de coleta de lixo.

Clique para acessar Como fazer uma horta em casa simples e com pouco espao - 06/12/2020

A ideia de ter a sua horta em casa est a ganhar cada dia mais, pois obter os seus prprios produtos vegetais traz muitos benefcios, para alm de ser muito fcil de cuidar no conforto de sua residncia.

Clique para acessar Sociedade Ponto Verde lana campanha de Natal O melhor presente do mundo um mundo melhor - 06/12/2020

sob o mote O melhor presente do mundo um mundo melhor que a Sociedade Ponto Verde (SPV) lana a sua campanha para esta poca festiva, com o objetivo de inspirar uma poca natalcia mais sustentvel.

Clique para acessar Voc retorna, O Boticrio recicla e transforma - 06/12/2020

Descubra como possvel reduzir o impacto ambiental atravs do descarte correto de embalagens

Clique para acessar Prefeitura de Juazeiro do Norte implanta Ecotransbordo para descarte de resduos por carroceiros - 06/12/2020

A Prefeitura de Juazeiro do Norte, atravs da Secretaria de Meio Ambiente e Servios Pblicos (Semasp), implantou o Ecotransbordo, um local destinado para que carroceiros possam despejar os materiais que carregam para descarte como, por exemplo, entulhos e restos de materiais.

Clique para acessar Conama permite que cimenteiras queimem resduos reciclveis e agentes txicos - 06/12/2020

Especialistas alertam para os riscos da vigncia da Resoluo n. 499/2020 aprovada na mesma reunio que permitiu a explorao de reas de irrigao, restingas e manguezais.

Clique para acessar Publicada consulta pblica para concesso dos servios de manejo de resduos slidos urbanos em Bauru/SP - 06/12/2020

A Prefeitura Municipal de Bauru/SP publicou Aviso de Consulta Pblica para a apresentao do Projeto de Concesso Comum dos Servios de Manejo de Resduos Slidos Urbanos no municpio. A operao prev investimentos da ordem de R 118 milhes no municpio. O valor total estimado do contrato de R 660 milhes para uma vigncia de 20 anos.

Clique para acessar Prefeitura lana novos servios no app Goinia 24 horas - 06/12/2020

Plataforma conta agora com 19 funcionalidades disponveis para o usurio. Aplicativo pode ser baixado gratuitamente

Clique para acessar Ponto de coleta inaugurado em SP traz desconto na conta de luz - 06/12/2020

O novo ponto, localizado num estacionamento de um atacadista em Carapicuba, receber resduos como papel, plstico, metal e vidro

Clique para acessar Japo aposta em fraldas sujas para gerar energia limpa - 05/12/2020

Com o envelhecimento da populao mundial, cresce o mercado para fraldas descartveis e o lixo que elas produzem. Diversas companhias japonesas pesquisam tcnicas para recicl-las.

Clique para acessar China probe importao de resduos slidos a partir de 2021 - 05/12/2020

Pas conclui polticas iniciadas em 2017 com proibio total

Clique para acessar Utilizando o metano produzido em aterros sanitrios para oferecer um mercado de lixo mais sustentvel - 05/12/2020

No segredo que os mercados de caminhes de todo o mundo esto buscando combustveis alternativos mais limpos. Em 2018, a Agncia de Proteo Ambiental (EPA) dos Estados Unidos lanou a Clean Trucking Initiative para "garantir que a reduo nas emisses ocorra no mundo real em todos os tipos de operaes de caminhes".

Clique para acessar "Somos nutrientes, no resduos", afirma criador de caixo feito de cogumelos que ajuda melhorar o solo - 05/12/2020

Holands diz que pode ajudar o meio ambiente com caixes de rpida decomposio e explica como tudo funciona

Clique para acessar China probe importao de resduos slidos a partir de 2021 - 02/12/2020

Pas conclui polticas iniciadas em 2017 com proibio total

Clique para acessar Atraso na erradicao dos lixes compromete a sade pblica, meio ambiente e economia - 21/11/2020

Desde 2014, lixes a cu aberto deveriam ter sido erradicados nos municpios de todo o pas, de acordo com a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (PNRS) instituda pelo governo federal em 2010.

Clique para acessar UFSJ/MG implementa plano para gesto ambientalmente correta de resduos slidos - 17/11/2020

A medida, que segue a Poltica Nacional de Resduos Slidos (PNRS), tem o objetivo de promover a gesto de resduos slidos de forma ambientalmente correta.

Clique para acessar A urgncia da reciclagem de embalagens no Brasil - 08/11/2020

Em 2030, seremos 9 bilhes de pessoas no mundo. Quase 3 bilhes a mais de indivduos consumindo uma variedade de produtos e servios. Estamos frente a um quadro de iminente exausto de vrios recursos naturais e de diversos problemas decorrentes do excesso de resduos gerados por esse alto consumo.

Clique para acessar Coca-Cola a primeira companhia com garrafas 100 reciclveis - 08/11/2020

Na Holanda e Finlndia, a Coca-Cola conseguiu implementar garrafas 100 reciclveis da Coca, Fanta e Sprite. So 18 mercados globais com mesmo portflio

Clique para acessar C&A usa materiais reciclados para produzir a sua nova coleo de casacos - 08/11/2020

A C&A mantm o compromisso com a moda circular enquanto eixo da sua estratgia de sustentabilidade e, para este inverno, lanou uma coleo inovadora de casacos na qual utilizou, no total, mais de 4 milhes de garrafas de plstico PET (polietileno tereftalato).

Clique para acessar Projeto probe incinerao de resduos slidos - 08/11/2020

O Projeto de Lei 4980/20 probe a incinerao de resduos slidos oriundos da coleta de limpeza urbana, inclusive por cooperativas e associaes de catadores. O texto acrescenta a medida Lei de Resduos Slidos, que hoje j probe o lanamento dos resduos em praias, no mar ou a cu aberto, e ainda a queima a cu aberto ou em recipientes, instalaes e equipamentos no licenciados para essa finalidade.

Clique para acessar Ministrio do Meio Ambiente promove reunio sobre o Sinir - 08/11/2020

Para tratar de ferramentas usadas na gesto de resduos slidos, com foco no Sistema Nacional de Informaes sobre a Gesto dos Resduos Slidos (Sinir), o Ministrio do Meio Ambiente promove uma reunio virtual no prximo dia 13, (sexta-feira), das 10:00h s 12:00h com os Municpios Goianos. As reunies virtuais tambm renem instrues sobre o controle de Manifesto de Transporte de Resduos (MTR) e Inventrio Nacional de Resduos. A FGM destaca a importncia dos gestores locais participarem do evento, uma vez que as gestes municipais tm de prestar informaes atualizadas sobre a gerao, a gesto e o gerenciamentos dos resduos slidos em seus Municpios.

Clique para acessar Estados Unidos geram mais lixo plstico que qualquer outro pas, aponta estudo - 08/11/2020

Pequeno grupo de pases asiticos foi amplamente culpabilizado pela crise da poluio plstica, porm novos estudos mostram a contribuio dos EUA.

Clique para acessar Plano de resduo slido englobar todos os 141 municpios de MT - 08/11/2020

Mato Grosso recebeu um segundo repasse para a elaborao do Plano Estadual de Resduos Slidos (PERS), que englobar todos os 141 municpios. A verba total para execuo oriunda de convnio com Ministrio do Meio Ambiente (MMA), no valor total de R 1,88 milho, sendo R 1,385 milho do MMA e R 495 mil de contrapartida da Secretaria de Estado de Meio Ambiente (Sema), tendo como agente financeiro a Caixa Econmica Federal.

Clique para acessar Resduos do Nordeste publica um guia para aumentar nveis de reciclagem e reutilizao dos resduos - 08/11/2020

O guia estar disponvel no site da Resduos do Nordeste.

Clique para acessar Lanamento MBA Executivo em Administrao: Recuperao Energtica e Tratamento de Resduos - 08/11/2020

A ABREN tem a honra de anunciar o MBA Executivo em Administrao: Recuperao Energtica e Tratamento de Resduos, realizado em parceria com a FGV In Company, So Paulo.

Clique para acessar Lates so top da economia circular no Brasil, diz pesquisa. - 08/11/2020

Os lates de 710 ml e 473 ml so as embalagens de maior circularidade hoje no Brasil. Por serem mais recicladas, poupam a extrao de mais matria prima virgem e, com isso, no confronto com embalagens para o mesmo tipo de uso provocam menos impacto negativo no ambiente, quando se analisa as atuais condies do mercado de reciclagem no Brasil e com o tipo de energia usado por aqui.

Clique para acessar Taxa de gesto de resduos no pode aumentar fatura da gua, alerta Deco - 08/11/2020

A taxa de gesto de resduos duplicar a partir de janeiro de 2021. Em causa est o incumprimento das metas para a reduo dos resduos. Associao para a Defesa do Consumidor (Deco) defende que este aumento no deve ser refletido na fatura dos consumidores.

Clique para acessar Cetesb multa prefeitura por amplia&227o irregular de aterro - 08/11/2020

A Cetesb (Companhia Ambiental do Estado de S&227o Paulo) multou em R 24,8 mil a Prefeitura de Santa Brbara dOeste por ter realizado a amplia&227o do aterro sanitrio municipal sem solicitar as licenas necessrias. A administra&227o municipal afirma que vem cumprindo as exig&234ncias da lei.

Clique para acessar Tnis devolver milhares de toneladas de lixo Itlia - 08/11/2020

As autoridades tunisinas apreenderam milhares de toneladas de resduos nocivos importados da Itlia aps uma reportagem investigativa transmitida pela TV local, informou a agncia Russia Today (RT) na sexta-feira.

Clique para acessar Turismo precisa de economia circular de plsticos para sobreviver. - 08/11/2020

O turismo, um dos setores econmicos em mais rpida ascenso mundial nos ltimos anos, foi um dos principais atingidos pela Covid-19. Se, em 2019, contribuiu com 10 do PIB global, neste ano sofre com uma reduo de at 78 da atividade, colocando em risco a subsistncia de 100 a 120 milhes de pessoas, envolvidas direta ou indiretamente em sua cadeia de valor..

Clique para acessar Coleta de lixo a vcuo pode fomentar cidades sustentveis - 08/11/2020

A coleta de resduos subterrnea pode eliminar o mau cheiro provocado por lixeiras e reduzir a poluio de caminhes que transportam resduos

Clique para acessar Braskem fecha primeira parceria para retirada de resduos plsticos domiciliares de aterro sanitrio na Grande So Paulo - 06/11/2020

Objetivo da Braskem estimular a Economia Circular, reinserindo resduos plsticos na cadeia de valor e transformando-os em matria-prima para a indstria

Clique para acessar Logstica reversa permite que Faber-Castell recicle 2 milhes de itens. - 03/11/2020

Um programa de logstica reversa criado em parceria com o TerraCycle permitiu que a Faber-Castell conseguisse coletar 2 milhes de instrumentos de escrita para reciclagem. A empresa alcanou a marca nesta semana, mesmo em meio pandemia, em uma ao que rene mais de 5 mil pontos de coleta, reduzindo de maneira significativa o impacto do setor de papelaria, que produz milhares de produtos todos os anos, principalmente na volta s aulas.

Clique para acessar Material feito de celulose e teias de aranha pode substituir o plstico - 30/10/2020

Estudo conduzido na Finlndia apresenta alternativa resistente e completamente biodegradvel para diversos usos do plstico

Clique para acessar Com sistema 100 mecanizado, Lucas do Rio Verde/MT referncia em coleta de lixo de resduos slidos - 26/10/2020

Quando o sistema foi aplicado, Lucas era o terceiro municpio do pas a adot-lo, com um investimento de R 5 milhes. As ltimas melhorias tratam de R 283 mil para aquisio de uma esteira elevada com capacidade para 20 pessoas, e R 600 mil para recuperao de uma rampa.

Clique para acessar Braskem vai retirar resduos plsticos de aterros sanitrios - 24/10/2020

Objetivo reinserir resduos plsticos na cadeia de valor, transformando-os em matria-prima para a indstria

Clique para acessar Diadema/SP cede rea para Sabesp construir usina de tratamento de lixo - 16/10/2020

A Prefeitura de Diadema e a Sabesp (Companhia de Saneamento Bsico do Estado de So Paulo) formalizaram ontem a cesso de rea para instalao da Usina de Recuperao de Energia de Resduos Slidos Urbanos.

Clique para acessar Municpios podem receber at 2ME do Fundo Ambiental para tratar biorresduos - 13/10/2020

O objetivo evitar o encaminhamento dos biorresduos para aterro e incinerao, em prol de solues de separao e reciclagem na origem e de uma rede de recolha seletiva.

Clique para acessar Sabia que os mais novos reciclam menos? - 13/10/2020

Faltam pontos de recolha para a reciclagem de equipamentos eltricos e eletrnicos e mais informao sobre impacto no ambiente e na sade. Entrega premiada pode ser soluo

Clique para acessar O que acontece aos painis solares em fim de vida? - 13/10/2020

Com o enorme crescimento da energia solar que se faz sentir nos ltimos anos, encontrar uma soluo sustentvel e circular para os painis envelhecidos de primordial importncia.

Clique para acessar Governo avana com suplemento para trabalhadores da limpeza urbana - 13/10/2020

Objectivo que este complemento salarial possa ser pago ainda no primeiro semestre de 2021

Clique para acessar Compostagem alternativa para produzir de maneira sustentvel | Nosso Campo - 13/10/2020

Plantar e colher, tudo bem integrado natureza. assim que Pedro Penna, formado em marketing e ecoturismo, gosta de viver em um stio no municpio de Piedade (SP).

Clique para acessar 66,2 dos Portugueses diz reciclar os Equipamentos Eltricos e Eletrnicos em fim de vida - 13/10/2020

A maior parte dos portugueses (66,2) diz reciclar os Equipamentos Eltricos e Eletrnicos quando estes se avariam ou se encontram danificados e a maioria (52,7) dos que encaminham estes equipamentos para receberem uma nova vida optam por entreg-los numa loja de eletrodomsticos ou pedem para estes serem recolhidos quando recebem o novo, diz um estudo realizado para a LG Portugal.


A gesto de resduos urbanos teve nas ltimas duas dcadas uma evoluo notvel em Portugal. O primeiro estudo sobre a gesto de resduos urbanos em Portugal (Quercus, 1995), identificou 341 lixeiras sem de condies de tratamento adequado de resduos, para onde era enviada a quase totalidade dos resduos, urbanos e outros, produzidos no pas.

Clique para acessar Audi&234ncias pblicas sobre Plano Nacional de Resduos Slidos percorrem as regi&245es do Pas - 13/10/2020

O cronograma de audi&234ncias pblicas para debater o Plano Nacional de Resduos Slidos (Planares) pelo Brasil iniciar nesta quarta-feira (14). A regi&227o Norte ser representada pelo Estado de Rondnia, sendo o primeiro a receber o Ministrio do Meio Ambiente (MMA) para abordar o tema com a participa&227o da sociedade.

Clique para acessar Salles recua e agenda audincias pblicas sobre o Plano de Resduos Slidos - 13/10/2020

O ministro do Meio Ambiente, Ricardo Salles, recuou na deciso de promover apenas a consulta pblica eletrnica sobre o Plano Nacional de Resduos Slidos (Planares). Comea nesta quarta-feira, 14 de outubro, em Porto Velho (RO), uma srie de cinco audincias pblicas sobre o Planares, uma em cada regio do pas.

Clique para acessar Casca de coco e podas de rvores viram adubo para as hortas e campos agrcolas de Teresina - 11/10/2020

Dar um destino ecologicamente correto e com alto valor social s sobras de coco e podas de rvores em Teresina. Esse o objetivo da Unidade de Compostagem Pedra Mole/Anita Ferraz mantida pela Prefeitura de Teresina. No local so produzidos todos os meses entre 50 e 60 toneladas de material utilizado na fabricao de composto orgnico para o plantio de hortalias em hortas e campos agrcolas da cidade sem uso de agrotxicos.

Clique para acessar Aterros sanitrios tero que apresentar plano de tratamento do chorume - 11/10/2020

O governador em exerccio, Cludio Castro, sancionou o projeto de lei aprovado pela Assembleia Legislativa que obriga as administradoras dos aterros sanitrios a apresentarem, em 180 dias, um plano de tratamento do chorume.

Clique para acessar Braskem vai retirar resduos plsticos de aterros sanitrios - 11/10/2020

Objetivo reinserir resduos plsticos na cadeia de valor, transformando-os em matria-prima para a indstria

Clique para acessar Gesto de resduos na minha empresa: por qu escolher compostar ao invs de aterrar? - 11/10/2020

Uma nova forma de gesto de resduos surge no Brasil: por qu a compostagem melhor do que a disposio em aterro sanitrio?

Clique para acessar Recicladores da Malsia transformam resduos plsticos provenientes do oceano em peas para mveis e mercadorias - 11/10/2020

Todos os finais de semana voluntrios se renem na ilha turstica de Tioman, na Malsia, para coletar plstico do oceano que sero utilizados como peas na produo de mveis, eletrodomsticos e at automveis.

Clique para acessar Rede Europeia de Compostagem promove encontro online - 11/10/2020

A iniciaitiva vai reunir um conjunto de especialistas para "discutir as aes de apoio" que os agricultores necessitam para "proteger e valorizar o solo"

Clique para acessar O Lixo Zero Inspira a Minha Cidade: A Hora Essa - 11/10/2020

Durante a pandemia a questo do lixo foi parar no centro das discusses sobre sustentabilidade

Clique para acessar Mulher faz vida a ‘mergulhar‘ no lixo e ganha mais de 2 mil euros por ms - 11/10/2020

Tiffany Butler, do Texas, EUA, inspirou-se num vdeo e comeou a recuperar o lixo de lojas de centros comerciais.

Clique para acessar Combate ao lixo marinho deve passar por melhor gesto de recursos hdricos - 11/10/2020

Estima-se que 80 do lixo marinho tenha origem em terra, chegando aos oceanos por meio dos cursos dgua, o que indica uma necessidade de melhor gesto dos recursos hdricos e slidos

Clique para acessar Reciclagem deve atingir 90 das garrafas de vinho - 11/10/2020

Indstria do vinho europeu define meta de reciclagem de vidro

Clique para acessar Marcas famosas e Jogos Olmpicos usam insumos na fabricao de produtos - 11/10/2020

Os organizadores dos Jogos Olmpicos de Tquio e as principais empresas de materiais esportivos do mundo abraaram de vez as causas ambientais, e no somente nos processos de produo.

Clique para acessar Projeto maranhense finalista de prmio de sustentabilidade do Ministrio do Meio Ambiente - 11/10/2020

Projeto aproveitou resduos slidos orgnicos de restaurante universitrio em compostagem na Fazenda Escola da instituio.

Clique para acessar Catadores so essenciais na gesto dos resduos - 11/10/2020

Grande ABC conta com cerca de 300 profissionais no Brasil, 85 atuam de forma autnoma

Clique para acessar Lixo nas praias coloca em risco humanos e espcies marinhas - 11/10/2020

De 19 a 27 de setembro celebrou-se o Dia Internacional da Limpeza Costeira com aes por todo o pas. No distrito de Leiria foram recolhidos 2.340 quilos de lixo nas zonas costeiras.

Clique para acessar Prefeitura lana nova frota para coleta domiciliar e remoo de lixo pblico da Zona Oeste - 11/10/2020

A Prefeitura do Rio, por meio da Comlurb, lana neste domingo (11/10) nova frota e equipamentos, alm da instalao de 1.500 caixas metlicas, para otimizar a coleta e garantir mais qualidade e eficincia dos servios nas regies de Campo Grande, Santa Cruz e Guaratiba, Zona Oeste da cidade.

Clique para acessar O problema pouco conhecido do plstico biodegradvel - 11/10/2020

Apenas uma pequena parte das embalagens deste tipo se presta compostagem domstica, e os rtulos no explicam como descart-las adequadamente.

Clique para acessar Artigo: Por que devemos reduzir a quantidade de lixo? - 11/10/2020

A transmisso da covid-19 pode ocorrer por meio da respirao e/ou contato com secreo de pessoas infectadas, e estudos apontam que o vrus pode permanecer ativo por at nove dias nas superfcies, o que elevou a necessidade de cuidados com a gesto de resduos domiciliares

Clique para acessar Harnessing Food Waste to Empower Communities in Brazil - 11/10/2020

Chef Regina Tchelly repurposes food waste to provide access to healthy food and remedy a broken social system.

Clique para acessar Gari que viralizou danando participa de ‘batalha de ritmos‘ com Renato Sorriso confira - 11/10/2020

Em participao no ‘ de Casa‘, Valdo Luis Marques brilhou em um desafio de dana na Marqus de Sapuca

Clique para acessar O problema pouco conhecido do plstico biodegradvel - 10/10/2020

O plstico descartvel est presente em quase todos os aspectos da nossa vida: desde o copo de caf que voc compra para beber a caminho do trabalho ao canudo para tomar gua de coco sem contar nas fibras dos lenos umedecidos e nos fragmentos de glitter da maquiagem.